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Bible Poll: What Does the Scripture Teach Us About "Good Works," Salvation and Jesus?

Updated on September 15, 2016

Eternal Salvation is Only Through Personal Trust in Jesus Christ and His Finished Work on the Cross

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Salvation: Works or Faith?

Do you believe human beings can contribute any good works to attain salvation?

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Poll: Salvation--One Way or More than One?

Do you believe there is more than one way to God?

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"Good Works" and Salvation

All religions, except one, teach that their adherents must perform "good works" in order to attain enlightenment, eternal salvation, or paradise.

Only Christianity, true Christianity, proclaims the gospel (good news) of the sovereign grace (unmerited favor) of God.

Mankind, lost in sin and separated from the Lord, cannot do anything good enough to merit the favor of God even in the least degree.

Attending church services, receiving the "sacraments," and giving generously to worthy causes cannot earn anyone even one minute in heaven.

Jesus: The Only Way to God

Only through trusting in the atoning sacrifice of God's Son can the Father reconcile sinners to Himself.

Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes unto the Father except by Me" (John 14:6).

Peter proclaimed, "And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men, by which we must be saved" (Acts 4:12).

Paul wrote: "For there is one God and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all . . ." (1 Timothy 2:5-6a).

No other religious leader, whether he be Moses, Confucius, or Mohammed, survived death; Jesus alone proved His deity through His bodily resurrection from the grave.

Jesus said, "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

"Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My load is light" (Matthew 11:28-30).

Who Do Men Say that I Am?

Who is/was Jesus?

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