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Salvation is a key term in the Bible. In summary, it is the reversal of sin. By Jesus’ atoning death, people can be saved from the guilt of sin and freed from its destructive power.

On this page, you find various articles about this important topic. In order to get a quick overview, please read “What is salvation?”


Why are humans evil?

This question assumes that people are evil. Many won’t agree with this assumption – especially not when it comes to themselves. But from a biblical perspective, human evil is a given. Three times over, the Bible plainly...


What is justification?

The doctrine of justification is one of the most important truths we find in God’s Word. The discovery of this doctrine saved Martin Luther’s life, and it must save ours as well. Without justification, there will only...

How should I surrender to God?

How should I surrender to God?

Before we talk about how to surrender to God, we should ask: is it even a good idea to surrender to God? ‘Surrendering’ means ‘losing’, doesn’t it? Is that ever good? Fair enough. Read on and I’ll explain why so many...

When are names written in the Book of Life?

When are names written in the Book of Life?

Where does the Bible say that our names are taken or rubbed out of the book of death and written in the book of life when we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior? The short answer to this question is that the...