Therefore, you can see that salvationis not attained by the sinner’s prayer,faith only or grace only but there areat least the twenty-seven specific Whatthings that you read which prove thatGod expects man to follow Hiscommands to be saved.(Ecclesiastes 12:13; John 14:15; Saves1 John 2:3-5)If there are any other things in theBible which reveal that we must do Us?something or what God has done tosave us they are all true. They never By Michael G. Smithcontradict but support the topic ofman’s salvation (John 5:39; 8:32).If you would like to study further onthese important matters please contactyour local church of Christ. The Mary Street church of Christ 1400 S. Mary St. Crane , TX 79731 The most important question anyone could ever ask is, “…What must I do to be saved”? Acts 16:30
What Saves Us? Please consider all the things listed below which are shown to save us. 15. Faith – Romans 10:9-10For years people have asked, “If the 16. Repentance – Luke 13:3; Acts The Bible teaches that men are saved 2:38Bible promotes unity in its teaching, by:then why so many doctrines about 1. God (Father) – John 3:16 17. Confessing Christ – Romans10:10salvation”? That question has led toanother good question which is, 2. Christ – 1 Timothy 1:15 18. Baptism (in water) 1 Peter 3:20-21“Does the Bible contradict itself”?The answer is - NO. (1 Corinthians 3. Holy Spirit – Titus 3:5 19. Continuing in the doctrine –14:33; Romans 3:4; Hebrews 6:18) 1 Timothy 4:16 The reason that there has been so 4. Christ’s words – John 6:63, 68much “confusion” on the matter of 20. Obedience – Hebrews 5:9; 1 Pet.1:22salvation is that many people do not 5. Christ’s works – John 20:30-31take in to consideration a very 21. Calling on His name – Acts 2:21important aspect of Bible study. 6. Christ’s name – Acts 4:12This important key to understanding 22. Hope - Romans 8:24the Bible is that one must consider all 7. Christ’s death – Romans 5:6-10that God says on a given subject. 23. Preaching – 1 Corinthians 1:18Then a person is able to draw a proper 8. Christ’s resurrection – Romans 4:25and complete conclusion when they 24. Love – Galatians 5:6have studied the many things God has 9. Christ’s blood – Hebrews 9:10-24said which saves us. 25. Ourselves – Philippians 2:12 We must look at the whole counsel 10. The Gospel – 1Corinthians 15:1-2of God (Acts 17:11; 20:27; 2 Timothy 26. The love of the Truth –2:15). 11. Fire - 1 Corinthians 3:15 2 Thessalonians 2:10 When someone or some churchdoes not consider and admit all the 12. God’s Grace – Ephesians 2:8 27. Works of faith – James 2:24things God has stated about salvationthen there exists a violation of God’s 13. God’s Mercy – Titus 3:5will. The Bible teaches us to observe Note: The first thirteen in the list Godall things that Christ commanded 14. Hearing – Romans 10:15-17 has supplied. The other fourteen God(Matthew 28:20; John 12:48). requires for us to do to be saved.