All Have Sinned #1
...for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
All Have Sinned #2
All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
Sin's Penalty #1
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Sin's Penalty #2
- And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment, so Christ was offered
- once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.
Christ Paid the Penalty #1
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Christ Paid the Penalty #2
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit,
Salvation Not by Works #1
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast.
Salvation Not by Works #2
not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
Must Receive Christ #1
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name:
Must Receive Christ #2
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.
Assurance of Salvation #1
1 John 5:13
These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.
Assurance of Salvation #2
Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.