Confirmation Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God (L3)

Lesson 3: Conscience, God’s Voice in Us

Objective: The conscience guides us to do what is right, warns of sin, and instructs to repent when we have fallen; The conscience works properly when it is bound to God’s Word and the voice of the congregation

Learning Outcome:Describe what the conscience is and how it functions

Confirmation Exercise Questions


Reference Material

Booklet Song:

Listen, precious young believer, / To your heart your Friend is speaking: / “Friend, I know that you are tempted. / It is you that I am seeking.” (SHZ 486 v.1)

Booklet Text:

“How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?” (Genesis 39:9)


Additional Reference Material


Gen. 39:7-12; Dan. 1:8; Ps. 103:8-13; Gen. 3:7,8; 1 Sam. 24:5; 2 Sam. 24:10; Job 15:20-25; 27:5,6;
Ps. 32:3,4; 38:1-22; 40:11,12; 51:1-19; Prov. 16:25; Jer. 6:15; Luke 11:33-36; Acts 24:16; Rom. 2:14, 15; 7:15-23; 1 Tim. 1:18,19; 3:9; Heb. 9:14; 10:22; Isa. 1:16,18; 1 Pet. 3:15-17; 1 John 3:20-21; 1 Cor. 4:3-5; Ps. 139:23,24


Lesson 3.5

Additional Lesson Points

  • It is significant that God wishes to forgive and cleanse the conscience.
  • Student will know how to care for his/her conscience.


Christian Doctrine 16; Keep Faith and a Good Conscience, J. Bloomquist, Phoenix Winter Services, Feb 1998;

VZ: Faith and Good Conscience Discussed, H. Huhdanpää, Feb 1999, page 7;

Decision-Making Tied to God’s Word and Good Conscience, J. Stewart, Mar. 2015, page 2



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Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
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