1. Default Section

* 1. Which of the following best describes your denominational affiliation (choose ALL that apply):

* 2. I have been following Christ for...

* 3. The following best reflects what I believe about rewards in heaven.

* 4. I affirm the doctrine of 'justification by faith alone,' which means that God counts me righteous only because of faith, not by my obedience to His laws.

* 5. Choose ALL of the following that apply:

* 6. I believe scripture teaches that 'sanctification' is a process whereby, over time and with the help of the Spirit, I progressively become more able to obey God's holy laws (even from the heart, as per Matthew 5.21-30 in Jesus' Sermon on the Mount) and more able to resist sin.

* 7. Paul's description of the battle between his flesh and the spirit ("what I do is not the good that I want to do..." Romans 7) is a reference to his pre-conversion experince:

* 8. The following are what I believe to be the reason(s) to live faithfully in this life (select ALL that apply):

* 9. With respect to our 'sure and certain hope' in Christ, in my experience...

* 10. In my own experience, I have a sense that I am increasingly becoming more strengthened to obey God's holy laws (even in my heart, as per Matthew 5.21-30 in Jesus's Sermon on the Mount) and more able to resist sin--more now than 3, 5, and 10 years ago.

* 11. I can know even now that, in the end when God looks at me he will see Christ (who obeyed perfectly, and with a perfectly pure heart), that He will surely/certainly say to me: "Well done, good and faithful servant."

* 12. If you would like to comment further regarding your personal experience of integrating the gospel of grace with a faithful life, and a restful conscience with full assurance, please do so briefly in the space below.

* 13. This study will examine real data regarding the experience of the Christian life. Specifically, it will look for the relationship between doctrinal beliefs (either casually assimilated or rigorously developed) and the conscience. The effort at this stage is to gather as much data as possible, and from a broad range of denominational backgrounds. Might you be willing to forward the email link to a group of others?