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Home INDEXNEXT A go at your own pace Bible study on Salvation
God PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe in… Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard? Isn’t it clear that God created the world? Isaiah 40:21 (CEV)
Romans 1:20-21 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT God’s eternal power and character cannot be seen. But from the beginning of creation, God has shown what these are like by all he has made. That’s why those people don’t have any excuse. They know about God…
“everything we behold carries in itself the internal evidence that it did not make itself...to the belief of a first cause eternally existing... this first cause, man calls God." The Age of Reason Thomas Paine PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT All cultures throughout history have either worshipped something or turned to something supernatural for guidance… Magic, Fetishism, Naturism, Animatism, Momentary and Special Deities, Nature Gods, Polytheism, Dualism, Monotheism, Pantheism, Astrology
Wikipedia PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT The statement "There are no atheists in foxholes“ is an aphorism used to argue that in times of extreme stress or fear, such as when participating in warfare, all people will believe in or hope for a higher power.
Pascal French Philosopher PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT The evidence of God’s existence and His gift is more than compelling, but those who insist that they have no need of Him or it will always find ways to discount the offer
Psalms 14:1 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God…
Bible PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe in the… The Bible is the inspired Word of God
Reasons to Trust in the Bible PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Archaeological Evidence Scientifically Correct Fulfilled Prophecies Multiple books and authors that complement one another Lack of Evidence that it is False
Josh McDowell The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Since the first edition of ‘Evidence That Demands a Verdict’, published in 1972, and its revision in 1979, significant new discoveries have occurred that further confirm the historical evidence for the Christian faith. For example, new archaeological finds have added additional confirmation to the credibility of both the Old and New Testaments.
Being born again Experiencing God and His power in your life Knowing love like never before or dreamed possible Experiencing forgiveness and being able to forgive Miracles of healing, protection, etc. Having God’s Word come alive in your life PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Personal Experiences…
Sinner PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe that you are a…
PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Lied Deceived Stolen Cheated Hated Idolized Have you ever??? Committed Adultery Committed Fornication Abused your Body Harbored Unforgiveness Been Unmerciful Been Disobedient Lusted Gossiped Back Stabbed Envied Then you are a sinner!
Romans 3:23, 5:12 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
Romans 3:9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
James 4:17 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them. Romans 1:32 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
James 2:10 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.
Sin is unacceptable PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe that… is unacceptable?
Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death... Romans 1:29-32 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Ephesians 5:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: …they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Galatians 5:19-21 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
Romans 6:23 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For the wages of sin is death...
Jesus Christ PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe in… as your savior?
Romans 6:23 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
John 6:40, 47 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day…Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
Isaiah 53:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But he [Christ] was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Matthew 26:28 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
John 1:29 John the Baptist PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement. Romans 5:8-11 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT
Romans 10:13 ESV PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
Grace Alone PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe we are saved by… and God’s grace alone? It is impossible to earn your way into heaven by being a good person
Isaiah 64:6 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags;…
Psalms 14:3 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
Romans 3:10,12 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:…They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
Ephesians 2:8-9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Romans 3:24 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Titus 2:11 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
Titus 3:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
Works Required PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… are necessary to receive God’s grace? If you simply believe on Christ and accept His grace, without following His commands, you will not be saved
Romans 6:1-2 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?
Romans 2:13 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
Proverbs 28:18 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved:
I Timothy 4:16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
Hebrews 5:9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And being made perfect [Christ], he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
Hebrews 12:14 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
James 2:14-26 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?...Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone…Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?...For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also
Repentance = Necessary PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… is necessary? Repentance: “Remorse or contrition for past conduct or sin” American Heritage Dictionary
Acts 2:37-38 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? Then Peter said unto them, Repent…
Acts 3:19 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out…
Acts 17:30 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:
I John 1:9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Psalm 32:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
II Peter 3:9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT The Lord is not slack concerning his promise…but is longsuffering to us- ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Repentance = Turning away from sin PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… involves turning away from sin?
Proverbs 28:13 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Matthew 3:8 (CEV) PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: Do something to show that you have really given up your sins. Matthew 3:8 John the Baptist
II Chronicles 7:14 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Romans 6:1-2 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid…
James 1:12 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
Proverbs 28:9-10 CEV PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT God cannot stand the prayers of anyone who disobeys his Law. By leading good people to sin, you dig a pit for yourself, but all who live right will have a bright future.
Jude 1:3-5 Living Bible PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT...some godless teachers have wormed their way in among you, saying that after we become Christians we can do just as we like without fear of God's punishment...
Ephesians 5:6-8 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of ‘these things’ cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. Be not ye therefore partakers with them. For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Baptism = Required PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… is necessary for salvation? While most Christians believe that you should be baptized, the majority of Christianity believe that baptism is not an essential part of salvation…
John 3:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water [baptism] and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Mark 16:16 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved;…
Acts 2:37-38 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized…
I Peter 3:20-21 Contemporary English Version PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT...Eight people went into that boat [Noah’s ark] and were brought safely through the flood. Those flood waters were like baptism that now saves you...
Acts 10:44,48 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word…And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord…
Baptism = Immersion PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… is to be done by immersion? Many churches ‘baptize’ by sprinkling or pouring water over the person rather than immersing them completely in water…
John 3:23 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there:...
Acts 8:38-39 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him. And when they were come up out of the water...
Colossians 2:12 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …we are buried with him [Christ] by baptism... Romans 6:4 Buried with him [Christ] in baptism,...
Baptizo PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT The word Baptize comes from the Greek word "Baptizo", a derivative of "Bapto", which means ‘to cover wholly with a fluid' or to ‘whelm‘ (cover w/water. submerge) Strongs Hebrew Dictionary
Baptism = Jesus Name PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… is to be administered in Jesus Name? Many churches baptize in the name of the ‘Father, Son, and Holy Spirit’…
Acts 2:38 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ…
Acts 8:16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Acts 10:48 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord…
Acts 19:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Matthew 28:19 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
John 5:43 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT I [Christ, the Son] am come in my Father's name…
John 14:26 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name…
Acts 4:12 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name [Jesus] under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Holy Ghost PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe receiving the… is necessary to be saved?
John 3:3,5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God…Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Acts 2:38 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost…
Acts 2:39 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
John 14:26 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
I Corinthians 6:19 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
I Corinthians 3:16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
Romans 8:9 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Galatians 6:8 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Romans 15:16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
Titus 3:5 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
Tongues PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe that… is evidence of receiving the Holy Ghost? How do you know for certain that God has accepted your repentance?
Acts 19:2 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
Acts 8:15-16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT …when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
Acts 8:17-19 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost. And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.
John 3:8 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Acts 2:4 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Acts 10:44,46 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word...For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God.
Acts 19:6 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
Eternal Security PREVYESUNSURENONEXT Do you believe… is unscriptural? Once saved always saved? Not in the Bible!
Matthew 24:12-13 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
1 Corinthians 10:21 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.
James 1:14-16 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death. Do not err, my beloved brethren.
Romans 11:21-22 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee. Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
I Corinthians 9:27 Apostle Paul PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Philippians 2:12-16 Apostle Paul PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence...Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
I Timothy 5:12,15 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith...For some are already turned aside after Satan.
Romans 8:12-14 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
Revelations 2:7,10,11 PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life...be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life...He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death
John 5:39 Jesus Christ PREVHOMEINDEXNEXT Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life:
Deuteronomy 6:5-6 PREVINDEXHOME And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:
In God? In the Bible? That you are a sinner? That sin is unacceptable? In Jesus Christ as your personal savior? That we are saved by grace and grace alone? That works are necessary to receive grace? Repentance is necessary? Repentance involves turning away from sin? That water baptism is necessary? That baptism is by immersion? That baptism is in Jesus name? In receiving the Holy Ghost? That speaking in tongues is the evidence? That salvation can be lost? Index: Do you believe… HOME B.A.S20100811