TorreyNewBirth

(complied by R.A.Torrey dict:torrey New Birth )

The corruption of human nature requires:

kjv@Romans:8:7-8 @ Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

None can enter heaven without:

kjv@John:3:3 @ Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Effected by God:

kjv@John:1:13 @ Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

kjv@1Peter:1:3 @ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Effected by Christ:

kjv@1John:2:29 @ If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

Effected by The Holy Spirit:

kjv@John:3:6 @ That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

kjv@Titus:3:5 @ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

Through the instrumentality of The word of God:

kjv@James:1:18 @ Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

kjv@1Peter:1:23 @ Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Through the instrumentality of The resurrection of Christ:

kjv@1Peter:1:3 @ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Through the instrumentality of The ministry of the gospel:

kjv@1Corinthians:4:15 @ For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

Is of the will of God:

kjv@James:1:18 @ Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

Is of the mercy of God:

kjv@Titus:3:5 @ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

Is for the glory of God:

kjv@Isaiah:43:7 @ Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

Described as A new creation:

kjv@2Corinthians:5:17 @ Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

kjv@Galatians:6:15 @ For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

kjv@Ephesians:2:10 @ For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Described as Newness of life:

kjv@Romans:6:4 @ Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Described as A spiritual resurrection:

kjv@Romans:6:4-6 @ Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

kjv@Ephesians:2:5 @ Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

kjv@Colossians:2:12 @ Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

kjv@Colossians:3:1 @ If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Described as A new heart:

kjv@Ezekiel:36:26 @ A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.

A new spirit:

kjv@Ezekiel:11:19 @ And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:

kjv@Romans:7:6 @ But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

Described as Putting on the new man:

kjv@Ephesians:4:24 @ And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Described as The inward man:

kjv@Romans:7:22 @ For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

kjv@2Corinthians:4:16 @ For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Described as Circumcision of the heart:

kjv@Deuteronomy:30:6 @ And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.

kjv@Romans:2:29 @ But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

kjv@Colossians:2:11 @ In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

Described as Partaking of the divine nature:

kjv@2Peter:1:4 @ Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Described as The washing of regeneration:

kjv@Titus:3:5 @ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

All saints partake of:

kjv@Romans:8:16-17 @ The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

kjv@1Peter:2:2 @ As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

kjv@1John:5:1 @ Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.

Produces Likeness to God:

kjv@Ephesians:4:24 @ And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

kjv@Colossians:3:10 @ And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Produces Likeness to Christ:

kjv@Romans:8:29 @ For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

kjv@2Corinthians:3:18 @ But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

kjv@1John:3:2 @ Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

Produces Knowledge of God:

kjv@Jeremiah:24:7 @ And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.

kjv@Colossians:3:10 @ And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Produces Hatred of sin:

kjv@1John:3:9 @ Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

kjv@1John:5:18 @ We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.

Produces Victory over the world:

kjv@1John:5:4 @ For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Produces Delight in God's law:

kjv@Romans:7:22 @ For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Evidenced by Faith in Christ:

kjv@1John:5:1 @ Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.

Evidenced by Righteousness

kjv@1John:2:29 @ If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

Evidenced by Brotherly love:

kjv@1John:4:7 @ Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Connected with adoption:

kjv@Isaiah:43:6-7 @ I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth; Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

kjv@John:1:12-13 @ But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

The ignorant cavil at:

kjv@John:3:4 @ Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?

Manner of effecting - Illustrated:

kjv@John:3:8 @ The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

Preserves from Satan's devices:

kjv@1John:5:18 @ We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.


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