Next Steps: 1689, Chapter 14: Saving Faith

The first paragraph ends with a reminder of how the means of grace strengthens faith. In a very personal reflection, write out one or two specific ways the Lord strengthened your faith this Lord’s Day.

Next Steps: 1689, Chapter 13: Sanctification, Part 2

Sanctification is a lifelong war that is tiring and sometimes discouraging.  What do you need to stay encouraged in this fight? How can you make sure you have these sources of encouragement on an ongoing basis?

1689, Chapter 13: Sanctification

We considered the way that sanctification is “God-dependent effort.” Let’s think practically about how to apply this to our lives. How do you need to grow in dependence on God? How do you need to grow in the effort devoted to your holiness?