• What’s the difference between regeneration and conversion? Question and Answer

    The difference between regeneration and conversion is a slight difference, but it’s an important one. Regeneration is the work of God the Holy Spirit as He supernaturally and immediately changes the disposition of the soul from spiritual death to spiritual life. Conversion is a result of regeneration. When we are converted, we’re turned around and we move in a different direction. Sometimes we get confused about this, because particularly when people give their testimony, they often say, “I was born again on February the 13th, 1975,” and so on. That person is testifying to a conversion experience. They may have … View Resource

  • Is it okay if I don’t remember the moment I was converted? Question and Answer

    Well, let me ask the question: When was Samuel converted? When was John the Baptist converted? In all likelihood, it was in their mother’s womb. I have a testimony, and I can tell you I was converted on December 28, 1971, at 11:30. I was eighteen years old. My wife, who’s sitting down here has a really boring testimony in that she never remembers a single moment when she didn’t believe. But it is not whether we can remember it, it is whether we are trusting in Jesus Christ right now that matters. Lightly edited for readability, this … View Resource