Call To Die

Then [Jesus] said to them all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. (Luke 9:23-24, HCSB)

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Follower of Christ, husband of Abby, member of Kosmosdale Baptist Church, and tutor/staff member at Sayers Classical Academy.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Select Passages on Salvation Based on God's Sheer Mercy

So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.
(Romans 9:16 ESV)

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,
(Titus 3:4-5 ESV)

God's Mercy is Absolutely Necessary Because, For Example:

See, this alone I found, that God made man upright, but they have sought out many schemes.
(Ecclesiastes 7:29 ESV)

[W]e were dead in our trespasses,
(Ephesians 2:5b ESV)

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