The Bible Plan Of Salvation Essay
There have always been two attitudes toward the Word of God; one is liberal and the other is strict. And, in examining the Bible, we learn that in the three ages; the Patriarchal Age, the Jewish Age and the Christian Age, the attitude of God has always been very strict. God is kind, loving and gentle; easy to be entreated, but He will not allow humanity to trifle with His Word.
Therefore, since there are so many plans that have been advanced by men that are not according to the Bible plan of salvation, there’s a need to emphasize the Bible plan of salvation.
For example, there are people who talk about “getting religion” and the idea is that it’s something that God pours into a person; it’s a feeling or a realization that is given miraculously. However, the Bible describes religion as something that a person is or something he does.
James wrote, “Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep one’s self unspotted from the world.” (James 1: 27)
Others have said that we are saved by faith only, but the Bible says that we are not saved by faith only. James wrote: “You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only. (James 2:24)
The Bible is the only book that God gave and Paul said, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and it is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be…