What Must I Do To Be Saved?

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

Acts 16:30-31 (NIV) He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”

Acts 2:21 (NIV) And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.

Acts 15:11 (NIV) No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.

Romans 5:9-10 (NIV) Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! For if, when we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!

Romans 10:13 (NET) 13For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.

Mark 16:16 (NIV) Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Ephesians 2:8 (NIV) For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

The answer to this question is clearly outlined in scripture.

Recognize your need for salvation.

Psalm 14:3 (NKJV) They have all turned aside, They have together become corrupt; There is none who does good, No, not one.

In order to be saved we must first recognize our true state of sinfulness before God and know that He alone can save us, cleanse us, and give us eternal life.

Scripture tells us that Jesus is the only way and we cannot have access to God through any other means.

John 14:6 (NKJV) Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

God loves You!

God loves you so much that He made a way for you, through the shed blood of His Son so that you might be able to spend eternity with Him.

John 3:16 (NKJV) For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

We have all sinned, and sin has separated us from God!

You may think you are a good person, but being good is not enough! Everyone has sinned and there is none that is righteous before God!

Ecclesiastes 7:20 (NKJV) For there is not a just man on earth who does good And does not sin.

Romans 3:23 (NKJV) For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Jesus Christ is the only remedy for sin!

God loves you so much that He made a way for you, through the shed blood of His Son, to spend eternity with Him.

John 3:16 (NKJV) For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Jesus Christ is the only remedy for sin. We cannot be good enough to get into heaven, nor can our good works get us there.
There was no other way for God to erase the effect of sin except by blood. The shedding of Christ’s blood indicated that the penalty for sin had been paid; a perfect sinless life had been sacrificed for the lives of all who have sinned.

Hebrews 9:22 (NKJV) And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.

1 Peter 3:18 (NKJV) For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit,

Acts 4:12 (NKJV) Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

You must receive Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior.

To be saved, you must confess that Jesus is Lord, while recognizing that Christ must have full rule over your life. This confession of Christ as Lord assumes that Christ will work and fulfill His own righteousness within you.

Pray this prayer and mean it with all your heart.

Dear Lord Jesus, I realize that I am a sinner and have broken your laws. I understand that my sin has separated me from you. I am sorry and I ask you to forgive me. I accept the fact that your Son Jesus Christ died for me, was resurrected, and is alive today and hears my prayers. I now invite Jesus in to become my Lord and my Savior. I give Him control and ask that He would rule and reign in my heart. I want His perfect will to be accomplished in my life. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Congratulations!

If you prayed this prayer in all sincerity, you are now a child of God.

Things to do to follow up on your commitment to Jesus Christ:

You need to be baptized in water as commanded by Jesus Christ.

Matthew 28:19 (NKJV) 19Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:16 (NKJV) 16He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.

You need to tell someone else about your new faith in Christ.

Matthew 10:32 (NKJV) “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.”

Luke 12:8 (NKJV) “Also I say to you, whoever confesses Me before men, him the Son of Man also will confess before the angels of God.”

Spend time with God each day through prayer and Bible reading.

Acts 2:42 (NKJV) And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Colossians 1:23 (NKJV) if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Seek fellowship with other believers in Jesus.

Acts 2:42 (NKJV) And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Hebrews 10:25 (NKJV) “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.

 

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