For all have sinned; all fall short of God's glorious standard.
All Have Sinned #2
Isaiah 53:6 NLT
All of us have strayed away like sheep. We have left God's paths to follow our own. Yet the LORD laid on him the guilt and sins of us all.
Sin's Penalty #1
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord
Sin's Penalty #2
Hebrews 9:27-28 NLT
And just as it is destined that each person dies only once and after that comes judgment, so also Christ died only once as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again but not to deal with our sins again. This time he will bring salvation to all those who are eagerly waiting for him.
Christ Paid the Penalty #1
Romans 5:8 NLT
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.
Christ Paid the Penalty #2
1 Peter 3:18 NLT
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
Ephesians 2:8-9 NLT
God saved you by his special favor when you believed. And you can't take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.
Salvation Not by Works #2
Titus 3:5 NLT
He saved us, not because of the good things we did, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins and gave us a new life through the Holy Spirit.
Must Receive Christ #1
John 1:12 NLT
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.
Must Receive Christ #2
Revelation 3:20 NLT
Look! Here I stand at the door and knock. If you hear me calling and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal as friends.
Assurance of Salvation #1
1 John 5:13 NLT
I write this to you who believe in the Son of God, so that you may know you have eternal life.
Assurance of Salvation #2
John 5:24 NLT
I assure you, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life.