You must be born again.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
As it is written: There is no one righteous, not even one
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned
If a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.
“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance : that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures
We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God
the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved
Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast.
Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. 5 However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”
And this is what he promised us—eternal life.
Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.
I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
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