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Salvation & Conversion

Are you saved? Is it the same thing as conversion? Many are asked that question as if the two things are the same! No one in the Bible ever spoke of the day that they "got saved" as so many people do in this time. What does the Bible say about the subjects of salvation and being saved?

Jesus said that he who endures to the end will be saved. Paul wrote of the "hope of salvation" and Peter spoke of salvation being the end of our faith to be revealed in the latter time. What is the truth? Are you already saved, or not?

Study this page to learn the truth about Salvation. There are also audio clips taken from the What Must I Do to be Saved CD teaching series. Click on an article title in the box in the right column to read from a range of articles covering different aspects of the truth about salvation.

What Must I Do to be Saved CD Set

What must I do to be saved CD set, 4 hours of wonderful teachingWhat Must I Do to be Saved? examines an issue that everyone needs to understand. Confusion and error are everywhere on this subject and your eternal fate depends on understanding these things. Learn about salvation, being saved and the things you must do to be saved. This 4 CD set available at cost price from our eBay storePurchase at cost on ebay. This is vital understanding for walking with the Lord.

Thought for Today
Jan. 29


The issue of salvation is simple. Anywhere we look in the Bible, we find the truth about it. We should just ask ourselves, "What does the Bible say a person must do to be saved?" Not just one verse here or there, but the whole thing. If we do that, and if we use a concordance, such as Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, we find in there many, many things that a person must do in order to be saved.

Below is a paper I prepared for my Old Testament class many years ago, showing how many different things the Bible says a person must do/have in order to be saved.




What I Must Do




Acts 17:30; Lk.13:1-5


...and believe

Mk. 1:14-15; Acts 16:29-31


...and be baptized

Mk. 16:15-16; 1Pet. 3:20-21


..and be sanctified

2Thess. 2:13; Rom. 15:16


Obey Christ

Heb. 5:8-9



Jas. 2:14, 19-26; Rom. 2:5-11


Have faith

1Pet. 1:7-9


Walk in the Spirit

Rom. 8:13; Gal. 5:16-21


Call upon the name of the Lord

Acts 2:21 (Zeph. 3:9; Rom. 10:12-14a!)


Confess Christ



Have power from God

1Pet.1:3-5; Mk.10:25-27


Overcome the world

Rev. 2:7;2Pet. 2:20-21


Have the hope

Col. 1:27; Eph. 2:11-13; Rom. 8:24-25


Have an appointment

1Thess. 5:8-9


Endure to the end

Mt. 24:9-13; 1Tim. 4:16; 2:14-15;

Heb. 3:5-6,14; 10:38-39


Remember all the above (and below)

1Cor. 15:1-2

Other things that the Bible also says must be a part of a life that will be saved:

Meekness (Ps. 76:9; 149:4)
Righteousness (1Pet. 4:18)
Get lost (Lk. 9:24)
Hear preaching (1Cor. 1:21)
Be in Christ (Jn. 10:9; Rom. 8:9b)
Contrition (Ps. 34:18)
Uprightness (Ps. 7:10; Pro. 28:18)
Patience (Lk. 21:19; Heb. 6:11-12; 10:36)
God's mercy (Tit. 3:5)
God's Grace (Eph. 2:8; Acts 15:11; Tit. 2:11-12)
Jesus' patience with us (2Pet. 3:15)
Jesus himself (Rom. 5:9-10)

And there are many, many more!

Salvation is the reward for a holy life. It is silly to think that one can repeat a few Scriptures and "get saved", or that eternal salvation is obtained in a moment of time. The Scriptures above describe a kind of life, not a ceremony.

Read carefully and thoughtfully the Scriptures listed above. If you find one thing that I have listed above that is not ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY for salvation, please tell me so that I can remove it from the list. I want the list to be accurate.