Put in simple terms, a "Christian" is a follower of Christ.

They as an individual, must have accepted Jesus Christ and understood what the apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 15:1-3 which reads as follows; "Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures".  Further more, they must comply with the pattern laid down in the scriptures to be able to avail of the benefits of Christ death which are:

You must hear and respond to the gospel

 

 

John 6:4 Must hear and learn
 

Rom 10:14 Must hear to believe
 

Rom 10:17 Must hear word of Christ
 

Rev 1:3 A blessing in hearing and doing
 

Come visit us and we will show you the Word, and only God’s Word.

 

Equally, you must BELIEVE (Have Faith)

 

Heb 11:6 faith required
James 2:24 not faith only
Mark 16:16 believe to be saved
John 6:29 faith is a work
John 8:24 believe, or die in sins
Acts 16:31 believe in the Lord Jesus
Rom 16:26 faith requires obedience
Come visit us and we will show you Faith in action.

You must REPENT

 

Luke 13:3,5 Repent or perish
Acts 17:30 Commanded to repent
Acts 2:38 Repent for the forgiveness of sins
Rev 2:5 Repentance shown by works
2 Cor 7:9-10 Godly sorrow works repentance

You must CONFESS Christ

 

Rom 10:9-10 confess unto salvation
Matt 10:32 confess Christ (Luke 12:8)
Matt 16:16 Peters example
1 Tim 6:12 the good confession

You must be BAPTISED

 

Acts 10:48 baptism commanded
Acts 2:38 for remission of sins
Mark 16:16 authorised by Jesus Christ
1 Peter 3:21 baptism saves
Rom 6:3,4 a burial (immersion)
Acts 8:39 rejoicing comes after

The Word of God is the oracles of God (Rom 3:2) and it contains the words of faith (Rom 10:8). They are a lamp and light (Psalm 119:115) and there is no other gospel (Gal 1:8,9)

Come join with us and learn from God, not man.

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