New Birth

A. You must be born again
John 3.1 8 Ye must be born again
John 1.10 13 Made sons of God by receiving him and faith in his name

B. Limits of natural birth
1 Corinthians 15.44 There is a natural body and a spiritual body
1 Corinthians 15.50 Flesh and blood cannot inherit kingdom of God
1 Corinthians 2.14 The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit
Romans 8.8 They that are in the flesh cannot please God

C. Not every one is a child of God
Romans 9.8 Children of the flesh are not children of God
1 Corinthians 15.22 All are children of Adam
Luke 16.8 The children of this world are not children of light
Ephesians 2.2,3 Children of wrath and disobedience
Ephesians 5.6 Children of disobedience
Colossians 3.6 Children of disobedience
John 8.41 You are children of him whose works you follow
Matthew 23.31 Children of them which killed the prophets
Matthew 13.38 The children of the wicked one
John 8.44 Children of the Devil
1 John 3.10 Children of the devil
Acts 13.10 Thou child of the devil

D. New Birth is the Spirit living within us
Romans 8.15,16 Children of God have received Spirit of adoption
Galatians 3.26 We are children of God by faith in Christ Jesus
1 Corinthians 2.12 We have received the Spirit which is of God
Galatians 4.5 We receive the adoption of sons
1 Corinthians 6.11 We are washed and sanctified by the Spirit
Titus 3.5 The washing of regeneration of the Holy Ghost
Luke 24.49 The promise of the Holy Spirit
John 7.37 39 The Spirit which they that believe on him should receive
John 14.16,17 The Father shall give you a Comforter
Acts 1.8 Ye shall receive the Holy Ghost upon you
Acts 2.1 4 Promise fulfilled to the Jews
Acts 10.43,44 The Spirit also given to Gentiles
Rom. 5.5 The Holy Ghost given to us in our hearts
Rom. 8.9 The Spirit of God dwelling in all of us who are of God

E. A Newness of Life
2 Corinthians 5.17 To the new creature all things are become new
Romans 6.4 6To walk in newness of life
Colossians 2.12,13 Raised and quickened with Christ
1 Peter 1.3 Begotten again by the resurrection of Jesus Christ
Galatians 2.20 Christ liveth in me
Romans 8.21 Children of God shall be delivered from corruption
1 John 3.1,2 Children of God shall be like him

F. Children of God have two natures
Colossians 3.9,10 An old man and a new man
Ephesians 4.22 24 The old man and the new man
Galatians 5.24,25 The flesh and the Spirit
Galatians 5.17 Enmity between the flesh and the Spirit
Romans 7.21 23 The war in our members
Romans 7.18 There is nothing good in the flesh
1 John 3.9 That which is born of God cannot sin
1 John 5.18 He that is born of God sinneth not

G. The proof of being God’s children
Hebrews 12.5 11 God chastens all of his children
Proverbs 3.11,12 Whom the Lord loveth he correcteth
Revelation 3.19 As many as I love I rebuke and chasten

H. The new birth is by the word of God
1 Peter 1.23 Being born again by the word of God
James 1.18 He begat us with the word of truth
Ephesians. 1.13 After believing word of truth, sealed with the Spirit
Romans 9.8 Children of the promise
John 6.63,68 The words I speak are Spirit and life
Philippians 2.16 The word of life
John 15.3 Ye are clean through the word
Ephesians. 5.26 The church sanctified by the word
Acts 11.14 Words whereby thou shalt be saved
Matthew 4.4 Man shall live by the words of God
Luke 8.21 My brethren are they which hear the word of God
Acts 10.44 The Holy Ghost fell on them which heard the word

I. How to receive the Spirit
Luke 11.13 The Father gives the Holy Spirit to them that ask him
John 4.9 Water of life for asking
Luke 18.9 Forgiveness for asking
Luke 23.42 Salvation for asking
Rom. 10.9,13 Salvation for calling on his name