It frees people from sin.
Romans 3:23, “For all have sinned
and fall short of the glory of God.”
It frees people from spiritual
Romans 6:23, "For the wages of sin
is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our
It eliminates the need to do good
deeds to receive eternal life.
Ephesians 2:8-9, “For it is by
grace you have been saved, through faith – and this not from yourselves,
it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast.”
It prevents one from being
I Thessalonians 5:9, “For God did
not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord
It unites one with Jesus Christ.
Titus 2:14, “Jesus gave himself
for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a
people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.”
It leads one to God’s grace.
Titus 2:11, “The grace of God
that brings salvation has appeared to all men.”
The serious nature of sin presents a
great problem. Sin is a rebellion against a holy God and involves guilt
which must be removed. The only solution for sin is Jesus Christ.
The plan originated with God and His love for mankind. By His
love, He sent His Son to die on a tree and pay the price for our
Jesus died for our sins, and did for
us what we could never do for ourselves. However, this salvation
is not complete until men and women respond to it. This free gift
is to be accepted by those who put their faith in Jesus. The
result of accepting God’s love and salvation is that it secures a
reunion with God, and fellowship with His Son Jesus Christ.
It can only happen through the
forgiveness of sins. It is provided by Jesus’ death on the cross.
People are now able to share in this common salvation as they are added
by God to the number of those being saved.
Questions for consideration:
What attracts me the most to Jesus’ salvation?
Is there a way to receive salvation without believing in
Jesus? If so, what is it?
What does it mean to be saved from sin so I can be
saved for eternal life?
Besides the forgiveness of sin, what other blessings does
Is it time for me to receive the salvation of the Lord?