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Can we earn salvation?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 19 2015 Data Thomas Grimes

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Q jcryle001 JD Abshire
No.
" I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain." (Galatians 2:21)

" For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them." (Ephesians 2:8-10)

" Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life." (Titus 3:5-7)

July 20 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Darrell Tetar
Eph. 2:8-9 says - "For by GRACE are ye SAVED THROUGH FAITH; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast." 

Jesus’ death on the cross was the perfect and complete payment for our sin (1 John 2:2). He took the consequences we deserved. Jesus’ resurrection from the dead demonstrated that His death was indeed the perfectly sufficient sacrifice for sin.

No, salvation can't be earned.

March 17 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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1440926738 Ruth Ibekwe
Well according to the Bible, we cannot earn salvation. 
In the old testament, the Bible says that the people used the blood of animals to attain forgivenes of sin nd then when Jesus died, the Bible also said that his blood that was shed cleansed us all in all that we need not offer the sacrifice of animals for forgiveness.
We need to understand that God knew man could not pay the price of salvation and that was why He sent Jesus. Then the Bible said that.... "for the grace that bringeth salvation has been made available unto all men"
That means it is available freely all we have to do is to want it and then accept it's freely given, believe, and confess with out mouths.
Remember; by grace are we saved, through faith not by works lest any man should boast.
God bless a help us all by His grace. Amen

March 18 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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