I. Can we know we are saved?
A. II Timothy 1:9 "HATH" SAVED
B. I Corinthians 1:18 "ARE" SAVED
C. Romans 5:9 "SHALL BE" SAVED
NOTE: Salvations in Romans 5:9 is through Christ.
II. What are we saved from?
A. Romans 5:9 The Wrath to come
B. Romans 8:1 Condemnation
C. II Corinthians 1:9-10 Death
NOTE: The payment for sin is death - Romans 6:23, The gift we can receive is the salvation from death-I Corinthians 15:54-57
III. How was eternal salvation accomplished?
A. II Corinthians 5:21 God made Christ to be sin for us.
B. I Corinthians 15:1-4 Christ died for our sins.
C. Romans 6:9 Christ dieth no more
NOTE: If death hath no more dominion over Christ-Romans. 6:9, The believer must know his old man is crucified-Romans 6:6, And the believer is to reckon himself to be dead-Romans 6:11, And alive unto God eternally through Christ-Romans 6:11.
IV. Eternal salvation is based on God's mercy to sinners.
A. Romans 9:16 Not our will, nor our turning to
NOTE: Romans 3:11 None seeketh God, JOHN 14:6 Cometh to the father by Christ, JOHN 6:44 The Father Draw, I Corinthians 1:21 Foolishness of preaching.
B. Romans 3:12 Salvation is not based on our goodness
C. Titus 3:4-5 ETERNAL SALVATION IS NOT BASED ON OUR WORKS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS BUT HIS MERCY.
NOTE: Romans 3:10
V. ARE THERE VERSES IN SCRIPTURE THAT PERSAUDE US OF ETERNAL SALVATION?
A. Ephesians 1:13 SEALED UPON TRUSTING
B. Romans 8:28-31 CALLED, JUSTIFIED, AND GLORIFIED
C. Romans 8:23 NO ONE ABLE TO LAY ANYTHING TO THE CHARGE OF GOD'S ELECT
D. Romans 8:38-39 NOTHING ABLE TO SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF GOD WHICH IS IN CHRIST JESUS
VI. WHAT MUST A PERSON DO TO BE SAVED ETERNAL?
A. Ephesians 1:13 HEAR THE GOSPEL OF YOUR SALVATION
NOTE: GOSPEL-(GOOD NEWS) YOU COULDN'T HEAR THE GOOD NEWS (GOSPEL) OF YOUR SALVATION IF IT WAS NOT ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED.
B. Ephesians 1:13 TRUST GOD TO HAVE SAVED YOU BY THE CROSS OF CHRIST
NOTE: I Corinthians 1:18 THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS
C. Ephesians 2:8-9 RECEIVE THE GIFT OF SALVATION BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH
D. Romans 4:4-5 QUIT TRYING TO WORK FOR SALVATION AND RECEIVE IT FROM GOD WHO IS THE JUSTIFIER OF LIFE Romans 5:17-18
TRUST CHRIST TO HAVE DIED FOR ALL OF YOU SINS AND THAT YOUR ETERNAL SALVATION IS IN CHRIST SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD-Ephesians 2:5-6