Steps to Salvation

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

Acts 16:30

What does it mean to be saved?

According to the Word of God, to be saved is:

To be set free from the power and penalty of sin and death-

Romans 8:2

“For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.”

1.

To be justified and have peace with God-

 

​Romans 5:1 

“Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

2.

To be given eternal life.

St John 5:24

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my Word, and believeth on Him that sent me has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation, but is passed from death unto life.”

3.

Why does a person need to be saved?

According to the Word of God, we need to be saved because:

Romans 3:23

“For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.”

We have all sinned against God.

Romans 5:12

“Wherefore, as by one man, sin entered in to the world, and death by sin; and death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned.

Every person born from Adam was declared a sinner because of Adam’s sin.

How can a person be saved?

According to the Word of God, a person is saved by:

Acts 16:30-31

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved”?

     “Believe on the lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved.”

Believing on the Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 10:9

“That if thou shall confess with thy mouth the lord Jesus Christ,    

  and shalt believe in thy heart that God hath raised him (Jesus)   

  from the dead, thou shalt be saved.”

   

Romans 10:10

     “For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with    

     the mouth confession is made unto salvation

and confessing Him as Lord of his or her life, in word and deed.

prayer

“Dear Lord,
I know that I have sinned and created a barrier between you and me. I want to live for you but I can’t do it on my own. I believe that you love me and died to save me. Please forgive me for my sins and come into my life. I now accept your free gift of salvation, in Jesus’s name, Amen.”
Romans 10:9-10