Requirements for Salvation / Eternal Life / Entrance to Heaven / Avoidance of Hell According to God Speaking Through:

Jesus:

Belief in Him:

  1. John 3:16-18
  2. John 6:29
  3. John 6:40
  4. John 6:47
  5. John 11:25-26

Being born again:

  1. John 3:3,5,7

Hearing His Word and believing the Father:

  1. John 5:24

Listening to His voice, being one of His sheep:

  1. John 10:27-28

Believing the “I am He”:

  1. John 8:24

Standing firm to the end:

  1. Mark 13:13
  2. Matthew 10:22
  3. Matthew 24:13
  4. Luke 21:19

Knowing Him:

  1. Matthew 7:23
  2. John 17:3

Coming to Him:

  1. John 5:40

Doing the will of the Father

  1. Matthew 7:21

Acknowledging Him before men:

  1. Matthew 10:32
  2. Luke 12:8

Not disowning Him before men:

  1. Matthew 10:33
  2. Luke 12:9

Not being ashamed of Him and His Word:

  1. Luke 9:26

Losing your life for Him:

  1. Luke 9:24

Those who have done good:

  1. John 5:29

Entering through Him:

  1. John 10:9
  2. John 14:6

Acceptance vs. Rejection of His Words:

  1. John 12:48

Eating the Bread that came down from heaven:

  1. John 6:50-51

Eating His flesh and drinking His blood:

  1. John 6:53-54

Loving God with all your heart, soul, strength and mind and loving your neighbor:

  1. Luke 10:25-28 (to an “expert in the Law” who was testing Jesus)

He who overcomes and who remembers what they’ve received, obeys it and repents:

  1. Revelation 3:1-5

He who overcomes:

  1. Revelation 3:21

Giving half of possessions to the poor and paying back 4 times what you cheated anyone out of as proof of repentance:

  1. Luke 19:8-9

Keeping the commandments:

  1. Luke 18:18-20

Giving all you possess to the poor

  1. Luke 18:22

By your words:

  1. Matthew 12:37

John the Baptist:

Believing in the Son:

  1. John 3:36

Paul:

Trust God:

  1. Romans 4:5

Confessing with your mouth “Jesus is Lord” and believing in your heart that God raised Him from the dead:

  1. Romans 10:9

Making a good confession if the presence of many witnesses

  1. 1 Timothy 6:12

Calling on the name of the Lord:

  1. Romans 10:13

By grace, through faith/belief:

  1. Ephesians 2:5,8-9
  2. Romans 5:1
  3. Romans 1:16
  4. 1 Timothy 1:16
  5. Romans 3:21-31
  6. Acts 16:31
  7. Acts 13:38-39

Knowing the Scriptures and being made wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus

  1. 2 Timothy 3:15

God is the Savior of all men, especially those who believe:

  1. 1 Timothy 4:10

Persevering in life and doctrine:

  1. 1 Timothy 4:16

Continuing in your faith, established and firm, not moved:

  1. Colossians 1:22-23

By the gospel, Holding firmly to the word Paul preached:

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:2

Hearing the gospel and believing:

  1. Ephesians 1:13-14

Godly sorrow which leads to repentance:

  1. 2 Corinthians 7:10

Being “in Christ”:

  1. Romans 8:1

Being chosen / predestined:

  1. Ephesians 1:3-8

Because of God’s own purpose and grace before the beginning of time:

  1. 2 Timothy 1:9

Because of God’s mercy, grace, through washing, rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit

  1. Titus 3:4-7

The grace of God:

  1. Titus 2:11

Not being immoral, impure or greedy:

  1. Ephesians 5:5-6

Those who long for his appearing:

  1. 2 Timothy 4:8

Not disowning Christ:

  1. 2 Timothy 2:12

Enduring / suffering:

  1. 2 Timothy 2:12

Becoming slaves to God to reap holiness:

  1. Romans 6:22

The writer of Hebrews:

Waiting for Him:

  1. Hebrews 9:28

Those who come to God through Jesus:

  1. Hebrews 7:24-25

Not ignoring such a great salvation:

  1. Hebrews 2:2-3

Holding firmly ‘til the end:

  1. Hebrews 3:14

Peter:

Faith / Belief / Grace:

  1. Acts 15:7-11
  2. 1 Peter 1:8-9

Repentance:

  1. Acts 11:18
  2. 2 Peter 3:9

Escaping the corruption of the world and then becoming entangled in it again:

  1. 2 Peter 2:20-22

James:

Accept the Word planted in you:

  1. James 1:21

Loving God:

  1. James 2:5
  2. James 1:12

Standing the test / persevering under trial

  1. James 1:12

Justified by what you do, not by faith alone – works are proof of faith, faith without works is “dead”:

  1. James 2:14-26

John the beloved disciple:

Acknowledging/believing that Jesus is the Son of God:

  1. John 20:31
  2. 1 John:415
  3. 1 John 5:13

“Having” the Son of God:

  1. 1 John 5:11-12

One of the “elders” said this: Coming out of the great tribulation and washing your robe in the blood of the Lamb:

  1. Revelation 7:13-14
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