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"Explain the Christian concept of salvation. Why would a Christian suggest that this is one of the foundations of Christianity?"

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"Explain the Christian concept of salvation. Why would a Christian suggest that this is one of the foundations of Christianity?" The meaning of salvation to a Christian is the healing of a broken relationship between people and god, which brings new life and peace. Salvation is available for every person because of what Jesus Christ did in His death on the cross; in His burial, and in His personal, physical, and immortal resurrection from the dead. In order to receive salvation, we must personally believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, confess Him with our mouth as our Lord, and follow Him by faith daily. Only those who have obtained salvation through faith in Jesus Christ shall be saved from hell . Salvation is God's greatest blessing that He revealed & presents to mankind. 'Salvation is the most important issue of life that cannot be neglected or ignored' (Pet. ...read more.

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And example of how salvation can be obtained is about Zacchaeus. Zacchaeus was a tax collector he was a rich and wealthy man 'he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. As he was short he wanted to see Jesus clearly in a crowd. 'So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore fig tree to see him since Jesus was coming his way' Zacchaeus was wanting to gain salvation of his bad deeds and he was very eager to meet Jesus 'welcomed him gladly' another thing that shows he wants to gain salvation was that he was ready to give all his money to charity 'I will payback 4 times the amount. This story about Zacchaeus the tax collector shows how he gained salvation from god and how salvation can be gained. It is about welcoming god into your life as Zacchaeus did to Jesus. You must resist temptations of being selfish and you must put right your wrongs. ...read more.

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Gods is received free from the giver. Accept it truly. Christ's blood is available to all, but every individual must apply it to his own heart by faith. (Rom. 3:25). This quote show salvation can only be obtained if you accept your faith from your heart. 'Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household.' (Acts 16:31). 'That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.' (Romans 10:9). In this essay I have explained the Christian concept of salvation, and why a Christian would suggest that this is one of the foundations of Christianity. Salvation is so important to a Christian because you can prove yourself to god so that you can be good enough to go to heaven. Without salvation Christian wouldn't be able to gain internal life; go to heaven. Salvation can be such a struggle because you have to believe in it truly for it to happen. Jashoda Patel 10T ...read more.

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