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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Marks of a True Believer


The following are signs of a true believer (or, indications that one has been born again.)
 

Repentance

2 Corinthians 7:10-11
1 John 1:8-10

Humility

James 1:21
James 4:6
James 4:10
1 Peter 5:5

Living for the glory of God

1 Corinthians 10:31

Prayer

Luke 18:1
Ephesians 6:18
Philippians 4:6

Separation from the world

James 4:4
1 John 2:15-17 

Spiritual growth

Ephesians 4:11-15
1 Peter 2:2
2 Peter 3:18 

Bearing spiritual fruit

Matthew 13:23
John 15:5
John 15:8

Obedience

Matthew 7:21
John 15:14
1 Peter 1:1-2
1 John 2:3-5 

Hunger for God’s Word

1 Peter 2:1-2 

A transformed life

2 Corinthians 5:17 

Love for God

Matthew 22:37
Deuteronomy 6:5
Deuteronomy 11:1
Joshua 22:5
Romans 8:28
1 Corinthians 2:9
1 John 5:2 

Love for fellow believers

John 13:34-35
1 Thessalonians 4:9
Hebrews 13:1
1 Peter 1:22
1 Peter 4:8
1 John 3:11
1 John 3:14
1 John 4:7
1 John 4:21
2 John 1:5
 
 
(adapted from John MacArthur, The MacArthur Study Bible)