Teaching Tip of the Week

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Forgiveness And Salvation

I have observed some teachers use the term “ask God to forgive your sins” when giving an invitation to receive Christ. While it is certainly true that when a person is saved his sins are forgiven, a distinction needs to be made so the child is not confused between salvation and a believer’s need to ask forgiveness for specific sins.

Try using different terms explaining salvation while including the fact that it also means that God forgives all your sins. Here are a few suggestions:

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