Jesus, on

"What We Must Do To Be Saved"

InkMan@MyPreachingPen.com

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Our Attitude

Perceived Need

Matthew 11:28 "Come unto Me, all you who are weary and heavy laden."

Desire

Matthew 5:6 "Hunger and thirst for righteousness"

Matthew 6:33 "Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness."

Sincerity

Matthew 5:8 "Pure in heart"

Willingness to Follow; Willingness to Sacrifice

Luke 14:25-33 Love Jesus more than anyone on earth; count the cost; take up your cross and follow (Also Matthew 10:32 -39)

 

Our Actions

Hearing

Matthew 7:24 "He who hears these words of Mine."

Acceptance of Jesus

John 1:12 "As many as received Him."

Belief

John 3:16 "Whosoever believes on Him." (Also John 1:12)

Repentance

Luke 17:3 "Unless you repent, you will likewise perish."

Confession

Matthew 10:32 "He who confesses My name before men."

Baptism

Mark 16:16 "He who believes and is baptized shall be saved."

Obedience

Matthew 7:21-22 ". He who does the will of My Father who is in heaven"

Matthew 7:24 "He who hears these words of Mine and does them."(emphasis added -- GC)


 

Jesus, on " Who Will NOT Be Saved"

 

Luke 18:9-17 Not the self-righteous

Luke 18:18-23 Not merely "good" people

Matthew 7:13-14 Not the majority

Matthew 7:15-20 Not every "prophet"

Matthew 7:21-23 Not merely religious people, if they act without authority

Matthew 7:24-29 Not those who merely hear Jesus' words

Matthew 13:1-23 Not those with "dull hearts" who fail to understand

Not those with "no root" in themselves

Not those with cares of the world, deceived by riches

Matthew 15:1-9 Not those who "teach as doctrines the commandments of men"

Matthew 23:1-33 Not religious hypocrites

Matthew 25:1-13 Not the unprepared

Matthew 25:14-29 Not the lazy

Matthew 25:30-46 Not those lacking good works