Following Jesus for Salvation

“These verses will help you understand more clearly what Jesus taught about eternal life.”

The way this is written: a summary of the truth the Holy Bible teaches is listed. Then, a part or all of a bible verse will be there for you to read. Finally, we provide where in the Bible it comes from. You can click on the verse reference to open an online bible to read it for yourself.

The Way of Salvation

REPENT (change of heart and mind) and BELIEVE (believing God is who He says He is and can do what He says He can do!) Jesus commands Us to “Repent and believe the Gospel” now.

Mark 1:14-15 (NKJV)

John the baptizer warns us to demonstrate our repentance with the way we think and act and live our lives by the Holy Spirit or we will suffer destruction

Matthew 3:7-12 (NKJV)

The Lord speaks through Isaiah and tells us to forsake[reject and change]our wicked ways [living life our own way, doing things our own way] and our unrighteous thoughts [speaking our own words, thinking our own thoughts] and to seek Him and call on Him [to deliver us from God’s wrath.] and return to the Lord for mercy and pardon. This is what true repentance from the heart means.

Isaiah 55:6-7 (NKJV)

Jesus tells us to deny ourselvesRepent Daily [Die to our sin and the world’s system every day] and follow Him , obey His commands by His Spirit.]

Luke 9:23-27 (NKJV)

Jesus tells us about the “Rapture”, that He has gone to heaven to prepare a place for us to be with Him and that He alone can come and take us to the Father.

John 14:1-6 (NKJV)

Jesus tells us about the Conviction by His Holy Spirit to believe the gospel.

John 16:7-11 (NKJV)

The Apostle Paul tells us about believing the Gospel, confessing Jesus as our Lord and believing in His resurrection for our Salvation.

Romans 10:8-13 [9-10] (NKJV)

Reconciliation (Ture Peace with God)
We are saved from our own sin and the wrath of God by reconciliation to Him through the blood of the cross of Messiah (Christ) Jesus.

Romans 5:6-11 [9-10] (NKJV)

The Apostle John tells us about believing and receiving Jesus and having the right to become children of God” (having God’s nature, just like Jesus) by being “born of God” (“born again”, born from above, born of the Holy Spirit). This is something we can not do. It must be done by an act of God. We can believe and receive only by the faith that God grants us by His Holy Spirit.

John 1:10-13 (NKJV)

Jesus warns us to abide In Him and ask Him to forgive our sin and fill us with His Holy Spirit.

John 15:4-8 (NKJV)

The new covenant is the gospel.
Covenant = a relationship between two people who make binding promises to each other
The Lord makes a covenant to put His law (His word) in us, to write it on our hearts, to forgive our sin and make us His people.

Jeremiah 31:31-34 (NKJV)
The Lord promises to cleanse us, to give us a new heart and His Holy Spirit to direct us and empower us to keep His commandments and obey His will.
Ezekiel 36:25-31 (NKJV)

>When we put our faith in Jesus Christ, these things apply to us.

Jesus commands us to leave all and follow Him!

Luke 14:25-33 [33] (NKJV)

Get into a Gospel-preachingGospel-practicing church to grow in your faith with
accountability. Don’t follow people, follow Jesus! But if we can agree to walk together, then we can help each other out!

Hebrews 10:19-25 [24-25] (NKJV)


Obedience to Jesus and the Scripture is required
Jesus talks candidly about obeying His words and warns us of the dire consequences of disobedience.

Matthew 7:21-27 (NKJV)

The Lord Messiah, Jesus Christ, holds us accountable for what we do with what He has given us. Our rewards lie in our obedience to Him, to His word (the Scripture) and His will. These are achieved by yielding to His Holy Spirit’s work in us and through us rather than trusting our righteousness and efforts to be pleasing to Him.

Luke 19:11-27 [26] (NKJV)

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