How To Be Saved According To The Bible (+ Video Sermon).

This post today will show you how to be saved according to the bible so that you can have eternal life and escape the wrath to come that will befall all unsaved people.

Sadly, there are so many false teachings out there on how to be saved to make it to heaven but this simple article will help you know what genuine salvation is and be sure of it.

You will also receive answers to questions relating to salvation like: can you be saved according to the bible? And how do you know if you are? What does it mean to be saved? Let’s dive in.

What Is Salvation?

The simple biblical definition of salvation is simply the saving of sinful mankind from sin and its impending consequences through the atoning blood of the Lamb shed on the cross for our sins.

It also means avoiding the eternal separation from God that sin brings to mankind (Isaiah 59:1,2) by accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and personal savior.

Being saved also means receiving eternal life through Christ Jesus which is what salvation and being saved is all about. You can’t talk about salvation completely without the mention of eternal life.

People who do not believe in Jesus Christ may not understand what salvation is and how it can be found. There are many misconceptions and false teachings regarding this topic. This article will help you understand it better.

Salvation has nothing to do with how good we are or our good works because none is (Romans 3:10) as it’s earned by grace through faith by trusting in the sacrificial crucifixion, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Why Do I Need To Be Saved?

This is a wonderful question you may be having in your mind on why you must be saved or what is this salvation thing so important and all about.

Well, dear, you need to be saved so that you can avoid the fierce judgment, eternal separation from God, and wrath that will befall all unsaved sinners who rejected God’s love gift of eternal life found only in God’s Son, Jesus Christ (Revations14:10).

Secondly, you need to be saved from sin and have eternal life so that you can spend eternity with God in heaven and not with Satan and his angels in the lake of fire.

This is because, without eternal life, there is no way you will make it to heaven or be allowed to enter there, and this is why my lovely dear you desperately need salvation.

Most people take this issue lightly and feel they don’t need to be saved from anything but these people will be in for a rude awakening when they close their eyes in death and meet their Maker on judgment day (Hebrews 9:27).

How Do I Know I Am Saved?

You will know you are saved when you experience a new birth in Christ which will make you have a changed nature. This means you will now be spiritually alive in Christ as sin brings spiritual death.

Secondly, the Holy Spirit of God will bear witness with you that you are truly a child of God saved from sin and its deadly consequences (Romans 8:16).

If you are not truly saved from your sins, this inner witness of the Spirit to testify that you are God’s child will simply not be there. Rather, you will still be filled with the condemnation and guilt sin brings to a sinner who hasn’t yet obtained forgiveness from God for their sins.

Additionally, the other way you will know you are saved is that there will be now no condemnation for your sins since you are now a new creation in Christ as your sins are forgiven (Roman 8:1).

This means that the guilt and condemnation sin brings will no longer be present in your life. When you are a sinner, there is that guilt of sin that is present that makes you feel condemned but this will no longer be the case when you become saved.

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What Salvation Is Not.

This is very important and needs to be addressed concerning the doctrine of salvation as there are so many false teachings concerning this issue that has led many astray and to have a wrong meaning of what salvation is all about.

First of all, salvation is not earned by good works as some erroneously believe because no one is good in God’s sight as we are all an unclean thing and our so-called good deeds and self-righteousness are filthy rags in the sight of the Lord as they are tainted with sin (Isaiah 64:6).

Many people think they are a good person and they couldn’t be more wrong because salvation comes by grace through faith and not by our good works and can’t be earned by merely being a good person of which none is, to be honest, dear (Titus 3:5-7).

Salvation also isn’t about a list of do’s and don’ts as some false churches may have purportedly made you believe. In short, salvation isn’t legalism.

So many people now believe that by following church rules set by their church, they will enter heaven but this couldn’t be further from the truth, dear. You only need God’s grace through faith in Jesus to be saved and live a sinless life by His grace, not your works.

Does A Sinner’s Prayer Save You?

Another important question that may be going in your mind is whether a sinner’s prayer saves you. Before I answer that question for you, my dear reader, let’s first know what a sinner’s prayer is.

The sinner’s prayer is simply a term that has been coined by many pastors or Christians to mean a prayer that is said by a sinner who wants to repent of their sins.

And the answer to that question isn’t black and white as I don’t want to mislead you on this delicate issue of salvation and have blood on my hands on judgment day. You need good discernment to give a concise answer to this delicate question.

But what I will tell you, dear is that a sinner’s prayer alone won’t save you from your sins and the wrath to come because it’s not only a salvation prayer that saves someone from their sins as faith and belief in the Lord Jesus Christ are paramount for one to be saved (Romans 10:9).

My answer to this question is a simple yes and no. Yes, when you mean it with your heart and backed by faith in believing in what Christ did for you on the cross, and no if it’s just a gibberish prayer with no godly sorrow that leads to repentance, to begin with (2 Corinthians 7:10).

How To Be Saved In 7 Simple Steps.

If you want to be saved and receive the forgiveness of your sins and be sure you are on your way to heaven, here are the 7 simple steps you need to do to be saved right now if you mean it.

  • Hear God’s Word.
  • Believe On The Lord Jesus Christ
  • Confess Your Sins.
  • Repent Of Your Sins.
  • Forsake Your Sins.
  • Be Baptized.
  • Be Faithful To The End.

1. Hear God’s Word.

The bible in Romans 10:17 says faith comes by hearing and hearing the word of God.  In short, hearing God’s word on salvation is the first step you must take to be saved.

Without hearing God’s word on salvation, you can’t be saved because you won’t know what you must do to be saved in the first place and how can you call on Him in whom you haven’t believed in thine heart (Romans 10:14).

So, in short, to be saved from God’s wrath, you need to hear the good news of salvation from the preacher or any sound servant of the Lord, not false ones who only want to make money off the tithes you give every Sunday to church.

After hearing this good news of salvation which is what the gospel is all about, you also need to believe in this good news if you want to receive salvation by faith in this very living word of God which is life.

Once you hear this good news of eternal life through Jesus, don’t postpone your repentance because today is that day of salvation as tomorrow isn’t promised (2 Corinthians 6:2).

2. Believe On The Lord Jesus Christ.

Once you hear God’s word on salvation, the next logical step you must take to be saved is you must believe in Jesus’s death on the cross of Calvary and resurrection as written in the scriptures.

If you don’t believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, you won’t be saved and you will be damned as the bible wonderfully put it in John 3:18. Don’t be that person, dear.

It’s by believing and accepting Christ in your heart is how you will obtain your salvation and escape the impending wrath to come that will come upon all unrepentant sinners who never believed and rejected Christ during their earthly lives.

You don’t want to be that unfortunate soul, dear that is full of regrets on the final day of separation on judgment day. If you don’t believe that Christ died for your sins, you won’t obtain the remission and forgiveness of your sins and you have to die in them and go to hellfire.

And today is the time to believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as the men did in Acts 2:37 if you want to be truly saved right now and you will be saved indeed. It’s that urgent for your soul and doesn’t delay your salvation any longer because of unbelief.

3. Confess Your Sins.

In Proverbs 28:13, the bible says that whoever shall confess and forsake their sins shall obtain mercy and this is the third logical step you must take to be saved.

By confessing your sins by admitting you are a sinner deserving of hell, you show humility and that you are truly sorry for your sins and for breaking God’s law of righteousness.

But if you don’t confess your sins in your sinful pride and later do not forsake them, it shows that you are not serious about the salvation of your precious and priceless soul which is at stake.

Now, just confessing your sins isn’t enough. You need to go an extra step by forsaking them as this will show that your repentance is genuine and not fake.

Sadly, most people only confess their sins but are not willing to forsake them that is why they can’t be saved and receive forgiveness for their sins.

4. Repent Of Your Sins.

The fourth logical step you must take to receive salvation is you must repent of your sins which brings eternal death and eternal separation from God (Acts 3:19).

Repentance according to the bible is simply the changing of one’s mind and heart towards sin and turning from them to God by accepting Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and savior.

Accepting Christ as your personal Lord and savior in your heart dear is crucial for salvation because, without this crucial step, you won’t be saved even if you follow all the other steps mentioned in this post below.

It’s by repenting and forsaking your sins is forgiveness from God for your sins possible which must be with godly sorrow that leads to repentance and salvation in the first place (2 Corinthians 7:10). Without it, salvation won’t take place at all and you won’t be saved.

By repenting of your sins, you say yes to God and no to Satan, your arch-enemy of your soul who brings nothing but destruction to his followers.

5. Forsake Your Sins.

Forsaking your sins after repenting of them by accepting God’s son in your life is another crucial step to take to receive genuine salvation that comes bundled with eternal life.

Remember, dear, it’s only when you confess and forsake your sins will you obtain mercy from our Lord Jesus Christ (Proverbs 28:13).

The reason why most people don’t receive genuine salvation and stop sinning is that they only confess their sins with no intention of forsaking them due to the love of sin still present in their hearts.

Built if God’s grace that brings salvation unto all men comes upon your life, you won’t have any difficulty in forsaking your past sinful lifestyle and denying all forms of ungodliness and worldly lust you were once involved in (Titus 2:11).

If you claim you have repented but still have not forsaken your sinful lifestyle, then your repentance is fake and you still need that new birth experience that comes with genuine salvation, dear for you to hate your past sinful lifestyle and have no pleasure in it.

6. Be Baptized.

Though water baptism alone doesn’t necessarily save you from your sins contrary to the most popular false teachings out there preached on the pulpits of false churches and false teaches, you must do it to signify your new life in Christ (1 Peter 3:31).

Water baptism is simply a way of declaring and signifying that you are now new in Christ following after His righteousness and dead to your old sinful past (Romans 6:3).

You must also be baptized mainly because it’s the commandment from our Lord Jesus Christ and, when you become saved with a new life in Christ, you will certainly want to be baptized and be filled with the Holy Spirit.

Additionally, getting baptized enables you to be endued with the power of the Holy Ghost who will be of great help on your Christian journey and for effective soul-winning which you must do, anyway after getting saved.

If you are not baptized, you will not receive this power from on high and you will struggle on your Christian journey. The early Christians were so effective during the early church because they were filled with the Holy Spirit obtained when they got baptized after getting saved.

7. Be Faithful To The End.

After completing all the six steps above on how to be saved which you must be by now if you took the above message at heart, the only thing to do is to be faithful to the end.

Why be faithful to the end if you may ask? The simple answer to that question is Christ said in Matthew 24:13 that only those who reach the end will be saved.

This simply means that when you begin your new Christian journey with Christ Jesus, you must not give up until the end because if you do, then you have just wasted your time and you won’t enter heaven in the end which will be sad indeed after all these years.

And you don’t want this to be you, my dear. My encouragement to you my dear saint who has started this new walk in Christ is to be strong in the Lord and endure to the end and by God’s grace, you will do it. Even if others give up don’t as salvation is personal.

If others have managed to do it, why not you. Fight a good fight of faith so that you can receive the crown of life in the end so that one day you will proudly say I have fought a good fight of faith and finished my race like Paul said in 2 Timothy 4:7-10).

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Closing Remarks.

There you have it that’s how you get saved in 7 simple steps and by now you must have your salvation if you followed the above steps by believing in Jesus with all your heart.

I encourage you not to delay your salvation because you don’t know what tomorrow holds or whether you will be alive by then. Today is the day of salvation saith the Lord of hosts.

In closing, if this post on how to be saved according to the bible was of immense value to you, kindly share it with others who need salvation as it’s urgent for their souls. Be blessed.

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10 thoughts on “How To Be Saved According To The Bible (+ Video Sermon).”

  1. Hello, my name is Laura and I’m fifteen, and I have a problem, I want to be saved but I don’t have godly sorrow, my heart is hardened, I don’t know what to do, I’m worried and I’m scared, please help. I want to be saved.

    • If you truly want to be saved that’s a good thing just ask Jesus Christ to come into your heart with a sincere heart to give you the godly sorrow you need to come to repentance and I can promise you that you will be saved in no time right now as Jesus never forsakes those who sincerely come to Him in repentance and want to forsake their sinful lifestyle. Will be praying for you, dear just ensure you genuinely want this salvation and want nothing to do with sin any more. God bless.

  2. Hello to you Samuel. I was wondering, if I have to be baptized or not. I’m new to the bible, and I need help getting saved, and trying to get rid of my sins, but I have trouble doing so. I need your help please, and thank you. God bless.

    • Thanks for your reply. If you want to be truly saved from sin just ask Jesus to help you overcome your sins and re-read what you have just read in this post and take what you have read to heart and you should be saved in no time and resolve in your heart that you want nothing to do with sin anymore. Yes, you have to be baptized after your get genuinely saved to act as a public declaration of your decision to follow Christ and to signify that you are now dead to your old life of sin but alive and buried in Christ and with a new life. God bless hope this helps.

  3. afraid I am not saved as the points you have point it. I am very old now having professed to being a believer since my childhood days.
    have I reached the point where I can no longer be saved (Hebrews 6:4-6) as I fear I am in now

    • Oh dear, you can still be saved if you have a truly repentant hear as it’s not too late if you still desire to return to the Lord. Just come to the Lord with a contrite heart and He shall receive you as His own. God bless and will be praying for your full restoration.

  4. I’m afraid. I have a swearing problem I’m unwilling to forsake. I keep having hypocritical repentance. I’m never gonna be saved.


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