Where does salvation come from?
faith in Jesus Christ
If we cannot earn salvation through works Salvation then what is it?
A gift from God
What is not sufficient for remitting sins?
Death of an animal or an ordinary person
God manifested Himself in flesh through the man Jesus Christ in order to provide
A suitable sacrifice
Christ’s death became an propitiation or an atonement which means?
The means by which we are made right
What is the difference between a saved person and an unsaved person?
God sets us free from both the penalty and effects of our sin
The Lord’s Statement to Nicodemus in John 3 what can’t one see without being born again?
The Kingdom of God
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
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching
us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly,
righteously, and godly, in this present world;
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other
tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
The substitutionary, atoning death of Christ was made necessary by
1) sinfulness of man
2) holiness of God
3) Gods law requiring death as punishment for sin
From the Bible it is apparent that salvation has 3 aspects which are?
Past, present and future
What is the relation between past, present, and future salvation?
Future salvation will only come to those who receive past and present salvation in this life
Can we forfeit our present salvation and our promise of future salvation? If so, how?
Yes, by a voluntary return to sin and disbelief
The link between past and future salvation is what?
Continuing in present salvation
“Whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). In this last verse, “believeth” is in the present tense, implying what?
Continuing in your belief
How do we obtain eternal salvation?
By finding present salvation
How does Jesus say one must enter the Kingdom of God?
You must be born again
What is the kingdom of God?
The sovereign rule of God in the universe
What aspects does the kingdom of God have?
Present and future
In the present tense, the kingdom of God is what?
The rule of God in the hearts of men
The kingdom of God also has a future aspect which is what?
Complete destruction of opposition against His rule
Looking at Christ’s words in John 3 we find that one must be what to be apart of the
kingdom of God?
What 2 components make up being born again?
Water and Spirit
Isn’t “water” referring to natural birth? Why or why not?
No, they are conditions that have not yet been met
What does the “wind” refer to in Jn. 3?
What does the word “sound” refer to in Jn. 3?
The Spirits voice
In short, the Lord’s words to Nicodemus tell us how to be what?
The question, “How can I be saved?” has the same answer as the question:
How can I enter into the Kingdom of heaven
The answer of Jesus Himself to be saved is what?
You must be born of water and of the Spirit
Peter’s reply on the day of Pentecost was what?
When the people asked Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?” (Acts 2:37) the context shows, they were asking:
How can we be forgiven for our sins?
How can we correct rejecting Jesus?
How can we accept Jesus now?
The essence of salvation is receiving forgiveness of sins through faith in Christ, so their question simply meant,
What must we do to be saved?
In our search for a biblical answer to the question of how to be saved, we must attach great significance to this verse, why?
It is a plain and simple response to a direct inquiry
What was Paul’s Answer to the Philippian Jailer when he asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”
Believe and ye shall be saved
Why did Paul and Silas tell the jailer the path to his future salvation was through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
He was a Gentile and didn’t know much of God
What did Paul and Silas do after their initial conversation at the jail?
Went to the jailers home
The Greek word translated as believe in this passage means?
Absolute reliance and adherence
The biblical definition of belief includes:
Acceptance and Obedience to Gods Word
Comparison of the 3 Answers: The Bible uses different language in each passage which shows what?
It is truly the inspired, infallible Word of God and does not contradict itself