Topical Index – 1500 Principles
SALVATION, GOD'S GIFT
Genesis; Principle #1; Gen 1:1-25; p. 5
Chosen in Christ: To have an abundant life now and eternally, we must receive the gift of life provided by the all-powerful God who created the universe.
Deuteronomy; Principle #15; Deut. 9:1-6; p. 234
God's Mercy and Grace: No matter how many good works we do, we must always remember that our salvation is a free gift and not something we have earned.
2 Kings; Principle #8; 2 Kg. 5:1-19; p. 479
The Gift of Life: When sharing the gospel, we should do all we can to help unsaved people understand that salvation is a free gift and cannot be earned.
2 Kings; Principle #26; 2 Kg. 23:31-25:30; p. 507
God's Grace and Mercy: We must never take credit for the gift of salvation we have received through the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Esther; Principle #11; Est. 9:23-28; p. 645
Celebrating God's Gift: We should feel free to celebrate those events associated with the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ as the Savior of the world.
Psalm; Principle #1; Ps 1; p. 697
The Right Choice: To inherit the gift of eternal life, we must receive the Lord Jesus Christ as personal Savior from sin.
Psalm; Principle #134; Ps 130; p. 813
Experiencing Forgiveness: To experience forgiveness, we must receive God's gift of salvation, which is available to all who sincerely ask.
Isaiah; Principle #46; Isa. 64:1-12; p. 979
Grace Alone: When presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ, we must always make it clear that no one can receive eternal life by doing good works.
Hosea; Principle #12; Hos. 14:1-9; p. 1176
A Call to Repentance: Regardless of who we are, to experience eternal life we must acknowledge our sinfulness and receive God's free gift of salvation.
Matthew; Principle #46; Mt. 19:27-20:16; p. 1321
Faith and Works: To understand and present the gospel correctly, we must distinguish between the gift of salvation and rewards for faithful service.
Luke; Principle #42; Lk. 19:1-10; p. 1418
Universal Grace: We must never forget Jesus? primary mission: to provide salvation for all people.
Romans; Principle #7; Rom 3:27-4:25; p. 1539
God's Free Gift: Since salvation is obtained by grace through faith, we are to believe God and receive salvation as a free gift.
Ephesians; Principle #4; Eph. 2:1-10; p. 1627
God's Gift: When we present the message of hope in Christ, we must make sure that all people understand that good works do not contribute in any way to their salvation experience.
Revelation; Principle #7; Rev. 3:1-6; p. 1786
The True Gospel: To inherit salvation, we must receive the gift of eternal life through faith and not rely on our works.
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