Steps to Salvation

Steps to Salvation

Steps to Salvation

Primary Steps

I. BELIEVE to have faith or trust in; to accept something as true, genuine, honest, or real

Acts 16:30-31 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

II. CALL to request; to ask for

Romans 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

III. CONFESSto tell or make known, to acknowledge

Romans 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Proverbs 28:13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

IV. REPENTto turn away from; to change one’s mind; to feel regret, sorrow or contrition

Acts 3:19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;
2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
Isaiah 66:2 … but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

V. RECEIVEto accept; to permit to enter

John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Misc-1_02Secondary Steps

I. BE BAPTIZED the ordinance of immersing someone fully in water as a symbol of the washing away of sins and a rebirth in Jesus Christ

Acts 2:37-38 Repent, and be baptized every one of you.
Matthew 28:19 Teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

II. RESTITUTIONthe act of restoring to the rightful owner something that has been taken away, lost, or surrendered


Luke 19:8-9 And Zacchaeus said, “If I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.”

III. FORGIVEto pardon; to give up resentment as a result of a perceived offense; to cease to demand punishment

Mark 11:25-26 And when ye stand praying, forgive.