Are you saved? The answer to this question may surprise you. It may surprise you because according to The Bible, you have already been “saved” by the redemptive work of Jesus Christ, when He died in man’s place on the Cross. While some Christian Churches would have you believe, that all men are still dead in their sins, and that you are not saved until you say some ritualistic prayer, inviting Jesus into your heart, and at that moment getting “born again”, the Bible is very clear concerning God’s provision for the salvation of the human race.
The subject regarding one’s salvation depending on who you talk to, can be very confusing and convoluted. Let’s see if we can put the pieces of the puzzle together, and determine what God’s Word has to say about whether we have to “get saved”, or are you saved already, and actually have to reject the salvation that God has provided in order to be “lost”.
Here are just a few of the scriptures that deal with the subject of the salvation of the human race.
“It is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved (delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8 AMP)
By Grace You Have Been Saved
According to this scripture, salvation is granted to “all men” by the unmerited favor of God. This means that salvation is a free gift that has nothing to do with what we do or don’t do. Notice that there is nothing in these scriptures that says that we need to do anything in order to secure salvation. But you have a decision to make… Keep reading >>>