Salvation

Salvation involves the redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who trust in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, who by His own blood obtained eternal redemption for the believer. In its broadest sense salvation includes regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification. There is no salvation apart from personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord.

A. Regeneration, or the new birth, is a work of God's grace whereby believers become new creatures in Christ Jesus. It is a change of heart wrought by the Holy Spirit through conviction of sin, to which the sinner responds in repentance toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Repentance and faith are inseparable experiences of grace.

Repentance is a genuine turning from sin toward God. Faith is the trust in Jesus Christ and commitment of the entire personality to Him as Lord and Saviour.

B. Justification is God's gracious and full acquittal upon principles of His righteousness of all sinners who repent and believe in Christ. Justification brings the believer unto a relationship of peace and favor with God.

C. Sanctification is the experience, beginning in regeneration, by which the believer is set apart to God's purposes, and is enabled to progress toward moral and spiritual maturity through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in him. Growth in grace should continue throughout the regenerate person's life.

D. Glorification is the culmination of salvation and is the final blessed and abiding state of the redeemed.

Genesis 3:15; Exodus 3:14-17; 6:2-8; Matthew 1:21; 4:17; 16:21-26; 27:22-28:6; Luke 1:68-69; 2:28-32; John 1:11-14,29; 3:3-21,36; 5:24; 10:9,28-29; 15:1-16; 17:17; Acts 2:21; 4:12; 15:11; 16:30-31; 17:30-31; 20:32; Romans 1:16-18; 2:4; 3:23-25; 4:3ff.; 5:8-10; 6:1-23; 8:1-18,29-39; 10:9-10,13; 13:11-14; 1 Corinthians 1:18,30; 6:19-20; 15:10; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Galatians 2:20; 3:13; 5:22-25; 6:15; Ephesians 1:7; 2:8-22; 4:11-16; Philippians 2:12-13; Colossians 1:9-22; 3:1ff.; 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24; 2 Timothy 1:12; Titus 2:11-14; Hebrews 2:1-3; 5:8-9; 9:24-28; 11:1-12:8,14; James 2:14-26; 1 Peter 1:2-23; 1 John 1:6-2:11; Revelation 3:20; 21:1-22:5.

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Upcoming Events
JUN

27

SUN
The Well
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
An early gathering of youth and young adults with a time of coffee, donuts, and meaningful fellowship preceding an intentional time of worship and prayer, concluding with an enriching Bible Study.
Sunday School
10:00 AM
MaFiA Dinner
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Parenting is hard! Don't just "wing-it." Let us help! Free food, free resources!
MaFiA Meeting
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
We meet every Sunday evening after the PM service! An opportunity for parents to fellowship and discuss parenting successes and failures with each other!
ALSO snacks! Lots of Snacks! Parenting is hard, you deserve a treat!
JUN

30

WED
Youth Bible Study
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
JUL

04

SUN
The Well
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
An early gathering of youth and young adults with a time of coffee, donuts, and meaningful fellowship preceding an intentional time of worship and prayer, concluding with an enriching Bible Study.
Sunday School
10:00 AM
MaFiA Meeting
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
We meet every Sunday evening after the PM service! An opportunity for parents to fellowship and discuss parenting successes and failures with each other!
ALSO snacks! Lots of Snacks! Parenting is hard, you deserve a treat!
JUL

07

WED
Youth Bible Study
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Bible Search