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Confirmation Day 7:
Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations

Day 7, Lesson 1: In the World, Not of the World


A believer is a citizen of the Kingdom of God and this world; A believer is a light unto the world and a salt of the earth

Learning Outcome

Write down a few examples of how a believer lives according to God’s word in the midst of this world.

Confirmation Exercise Questions
  • None

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

When evil’s power round the world is growing, / O God, oppose it with a greater might, / That we would hear it: Music overflowing / Your people’s hymn from realms of gentle light. (SHZ 540 v.4)

Booklet Text:

I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

(John 17:15,16)

Additional Reference Material


Matt. 6:33; Matt. 10:16; John 3:19; 17:9-11, 14-17,19,25; 18:36,37; 2 Cor. 6:14-18; James 4:4; 1 John 2:15-17; Gen. 39:9; 2 Cor. 7:1; Col. 3:17; Jer. 29:7; 2 Cor. 5:9; Matt. 6:24; Matt. 5:13-16; 10:32,33; 2 Tim. 2:12; 1 Pet. 3:14-17; Matt. 18:20; 28:20; Mark 16:18; Luke 10:19


  • Lesson 6.1


  • A Christian's conscience is bound to God's Word, he/she cannot always do something because, "Everyone else is doing it."

  • A Christian wishes to live as he/she believes at home and in public and work constructively in the society in which he/she dwells.

  • God also wishes them to fulfill His will in the various situations of social life.

  • God wants us to confess faith in word and deed in life's situations and thus confess the Lord.

  • Christ has promised to be with His own every day, everywhere.


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