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Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Today's Teaching

Text: ‘For by grace you have been saved through faith’ – Ephesians 2:8 Thought: In the Bible, Romans is a wonderful book, filled with faith-assuring verses for Christians, but also showing the pathway of salvation for those who are not. If you have never read Romans, or not for a while, I recommend having a good look at the sixteen chapters it contains. Another passage of the Bible records the desperate question of an ungodly, fearful jailer, who asked, ‘What must I do to be saved?’ 1 Asking that same question to anyone walking down the High street will result in a multitude of answers. But only one will be right and that’s the one given to that jailer, ‘Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved’. 2   To be saved means the assurance that all one’s sins are forgiven and the certainty of eternal life in heaven. Romans chapter ten reveals three aspects about people being saved. The Promise ‘Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved’ – v13. On the basis of this promise, it is possible for everyone in the world to be saved. It has to be; for Jesus died on the cross bearing the sins of the whole...

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