When you select 10 people you will get 9 of them who will say they saved because of maybe what they have believed.
The question we should ponder of it is WHAT DID THEY BELIEVED?.
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“… that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief” (I Timothy 1:15).
Why Does The New Testament
“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” (I Timothy 2:3–4).
What Are We To Be Saved From?
“And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus … for He will save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21).
How Is Salvation Made Available To Us?
“… our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works” (Titus 2:13–14).
Can Anyone Be Saved?
“And if anyone hears My words and does not believe, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world. He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him—the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day” (John 12:47–48).
What Will Happen If We Are Not Saved?
“…through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (I Peter 1:3–5).
Surely There Are Other Ways To Salvation
“Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” (Acts 4:12).
But If I am Good And Kind,
Surely I Deserve Salvation
“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast” (Ephesians 2:8–9).
How Can Anyone Learn About Salvation?
“For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe” (I Corinthians 1:21).
What Are Christ’s Terms For Salvation?
“And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him” (Hebrews 5:9).
“…yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls” (I Peter 1:8–9).
“For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death” (II Corinthians 7:10).
“…if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation” (Romans 10:9–10).
“There is also an antitype which now saves us, namely baptism (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ” (I Peter 3:21).
Are There Any New Testament Examples?
“Then Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit’ ” (Acts 2:38).
“Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them” (Acts 2:41. See also Acts 8:12, 36–40, 10:34–48; 11:14; 16:14, 15, 25–34; 18:8; 19:1–7; 22:1–16).
When Should I Decide?
“…behold, now is the accepted time, behold, now is the day of salvation” (II Corinthians 6:2).
Remember salvation is personal.