One Needful Thing: Salvation

Have you been born again? Have you believed on the LORD Jesus Christ of the Bible and repented of your sin? You need to know and believe these things:

1. There is life after death

“It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” (Hebrews 9:27)

“All that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.” (John 5:28,29)

2. We will all stand before God

“We shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.” (Romans 14:10)

“I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God…. And the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.” (Revelation 20:12)

3. All sin must be judged

“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.” (Luke 12:2)

“Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” (Matthew 12:36)

“God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.” (Ecclesiastes 12:14)

4. Our “good” is not GOOD enough

“We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.” (Isaiah 64:6)

“Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.” (James 2:10)

“By grace are ye saved through faith … not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8,9)

5. God provides a way out

“God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8)

“Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God.” (1 Peter 3:18)

6. Jesus lives to give you life

“Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.” (John 11:25)

“There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 2:5)

“The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23)

7. You must trust in Jesus Christ

“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.” (Isaiah 1:18)

“If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.” (Romans 10:9)

“There is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

Do you know these 7 things to be true?

It is God’s desire that you know His plan of salvation. Even more than that, it is of vital importance that you know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior today!

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36)

Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. (2 Corinthians 6:2)

“God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.” (John 3:36)

“There is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.” (Luke 15:10)