Salvation Is A Crucial Topic That Is Extensively Discussed

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Salvation is a crucial topic that is extensively discussed within churches, as many of its aspects found in the Bible can be interpreted in varying ways. Within the discussion of this topic, some of the main aspects taken into consideration when forming a stance on the subject include what salvation entails. In other words, when someone is saved, what benefits come along with salvation. Another widely discussed topic within the subject matter of salvation is what real conversion looks like. Many people within the church have a strong foundation of what it means to be saved. Along with what real conversion looks like, churches will often take into consideration what living the true christian life looks life after one has been saved, as it…show more content…
We see this also in John 3:15-16 Jesus’s promise of eternal life. Jesus promises to us that whoever believes in Him should inherit eternal life. Jesus then moves on to say that God so loved the world that He sent His one and only son to die for us so that we may live eternally with Him in heaven. Not only does God promise that we will inherit His kingdom if we accept Him into our hearts, but that we will feel His unending love. Again in John 3:16, Jesus tells us that “God SO loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son.” This passage creates a vivid image of God’s love for us. He loves us so much that He sent His son to earth to be tempted and tried and then to be tortured and eventually killed so that we may live. Furthermore, Paul explains to us in Romans 5:8 once again the love that God has shown to us through His son. “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” God knows without a doubt that we are all sinners and that we will continue to live in our sinful nature, but since it is in His nature to love, He sent His only son to pay the final price for us. Lesslie Newbigin, the author of Sin and
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