The Plan of Salvation
We believe there are 5 steps in the Plan of Salvation based on the scriptures. They are to hear the Gospel, believe in Christ, repent of your sins, confess faith in Christ and to be Baptized. Below are scriptures which support each step.
Romans 10:17 (NKJV)
17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Acts 15:7 (NKJV)
7 And when there had been much dispute, Peter rose up and said to them: “Men and brethren, you know that a good while ago God chose among us, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe.
John 8:24 (NKJV)
24 Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for if you do not believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.”
Hebrews 11:6 (NKJV)
6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Luke 13:3 (NKJV)
3 I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.
Acts 17:30 (NKJV)
30 Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent,
Matthew 10:32 (NKJV)
32 “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.
Acts 2:38 (NKJV)
38 Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Acts 8:35-37 (NKJV)
35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning at this Scripture, preached Jesus to him. 36 Now as they went down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, “See, here is water. What hinders me from being baptized?”
37 Then Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.”
And he answered and said, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”[a]