what the Bible says about Salvation

Determining what the Bible says about salvation may be your single most important endeavor. Many "think" they know. Many more have been taught something that might not line up exactly. But the truth about what the Bible says about salvation - your eternal salvation - is clear and consistent throughout the Book. The great plan of God to "redeem us from all lawlessness" was revealed in the very first pages of the Bible - "in the beginning". It's why "God has appeared" as Paul writes to Titus in the featured scripture-block.

Getting to the truth about your path to salvation can be known. Why would God leave it ambiguous? Answering just a few basic questions with Scripture reveals the plain truth about what the Bible says about your eternal salvation.

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For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.

God’s grace appeared, bringing salvation for all people and training us to renounce sin and its passions.  As a result, we live godly, righteous lives, controlling ourselves in the present age and waiting for the appearing of the glory God – Jesus Christ, our hope.  He gave himself to redeem us from all lawlessness, purifying us as a people for His own possession and eagerly doing good.

Paul is writing to a young preacher, Titus.  He provides instructions regarding many of the other roles in the congregation including pastors/elders and deacons in chapter one. He continues to give instruction regarding behavior to certain segments/groups within the church: older men (2:2), older women (2:3), younger women (2:4), younger men (2:6), and finally slaves (2:9).  With all of these, their behavior is to be exhibited as would “accord with sound doctrine” (1:9, 2:1, 2:10).

what the Bible says about Salvation

It’s important, don’t you agree?

Some Bible topics require more than just a single question and answer. We believe what the Bible says about Salvation is one of those topics.

We've assembled and ordered our best answers that lead to a conclusion about it. They are Bible answers literally built on Scripture, and a linked reference to the complete list of BSF questions is at the bottom.

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#1: Why can't I just follow my heart?

We believe this is the starting point for what the Bible says about Salvation. If this answer isn't clearly established, then any Bible study conclusions are subject to challenge.

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#2: What if I've said the 'sinner's prayer'?

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#3: What role does the Gospel play?

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#4: How are my sins forgiven?

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#5: So what ultimately saves me?

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After going through these core questions on what the Bible says about Salvation, where does that put you?

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Linked index

  • Why can't I just follow my heart? (here)
  • What if I've said the 'sinner's prayer'? (here)
  • What role does the Gospel play? (here)
  • How are my sins forgiven? (here)
  • So what ultimately saves me? (here)

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