New to Harvestime Church? A warm welcome to you!
Whether you are new to the faith, curious about Christianity, or interested in becoming a member at Harvestime, our Foundation Classes are for you!
These classes are prerequisites for membership here at Harvestime church. Class attendees will go through 6 sessions that cover the basics of our faith and beliefs, and the church’s identity and structure. After successfully completing the Foundation Classes, you will receive a certificate of completion during a graduation ceremony.
Below are the 6 topics that you will cover in the classes:
THE REALITY OF THE NEW BIRTH
- Why must everyone be born again?
- What must a man do to be born again? (Give at least three points)
- What are the evidences of being born again?
- Have you been born again, and if so, what have been the changes in your life?
THE BASICS OF PRAYER
- Why is it necessary to know about different kinds of prayer?
- Why do some Christians become battle weary?
- What is intercession?
- What spiritual principles do we need to understand if we are to have an effective prayer life? (Give at least 5 points)
THE BASICS OF FAITH
- What is meant by the phrase ‘God is a God of Faith?’
- Why is faith so important? (Give at least 3 other points)
- What role does faith play in our understanding of spiritual things?
- What is the relationship between faith and fear? What conditions are necessary for the seed of faith to grow in our hearts?
- In what situations might we keep our faith personal?
INTRODUCTING THE HOLY SPIRIT
- Describe some of the characteristics of the Holy Spirit, giving examples from the Old and New Testaments.
- Why did Jesus say that it was ‘expedient’ for him to go away? (John 16:7)
- How can we tell if we have received the baptism of the Holy Spirit?
- Why do we need to be filled with the Holy Spirit? Discuss some of the benefits and functions of the Holy Spirit.
THE BASICS OF DELIVERANCE
- How does the sinful nature affect us after we are born again?
- Why does a Christian who has been born again and set free from the power of darkness still need deliverance?
- How can we be free from generational curses?
- What happens if a demon is cast out and a person continues in sin?
- How do we maintain our deliverance?
WHAT IS CHURCH?
- What is your understanding of the Church?
- How is Christianity fundamentally different from any other religion?
- What role does the Church have to play on the earth?
- Why is there no room for racism and division in the Church?