Salvation

Included on this page is a brief explanation of the gospel and two brief videos explaining the gospel and repentance. These are not exhaustive resources on a very important topic regarding your soul. However, we hope these are a help to you. Please contact us or a local church in your area and do not leave that place of conversation until you come to know Jesus Christ.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The gospel starts off with bad news. What is that bad news? God is perfect. Why would the fact that God is perfect be such a fearful thing? Because I am not perfect. I have broken God's law and my sin deserves the just punishment of God. If God did not judge my sin and did not punish it, He would not be a good judge and neither would He be a good God. A good God cannot wink at sin. Sin seperates me from God and there is nothing I can do about it. Sin is so devastating, that it has created a great chasm between Him and I that cannot be crossed by my own effort or merit. I must understand there is nothing I can do to make myself "right" with God. There is nothing I can produce to save myself. Our situation seems pretty bleak, does it not?

Well, against the darkness of this bad news, there is good news that shines brightly in the midst of our transgression. God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to save sinners. Jesus Christ lived a perfect life, completely obedient to the Father, and the sinless Jesus Christ took the punishment of  His people. Jesus Christ satisfied the wrath of God, on the cross, that we all deserve. Jesus stood in front of His people and took the torrent of wrath that we earned. Jesus Christ paid the debt we created, the debt we owed, and then He rose again on the third day.

However, not everyone will enter God's rest at the conclusion of their life. Not everyone will cross that great chasm we have created between ourselves and the Lord. Only those who have repented of their sin and believe in Jesus Christ, by grace alone, through faith alone, and in Jesus Christ alone will be saved. Christ commands the whole world to repent and believe to be saved from their sin and from the wrath of God. To repent is to simply stop your war against God. To repent is to throw yourself upon Jesus Christ alone for your salvation, with nothing in your hands to bring.


Listed above are two videos. The first video explains the gospel by "When We Understand the Text," and the other video is an explanation of repentance by "I'll Be Honest." Perspectives by these resources outside of the links provided may not necessarily reflect the views of Northwest Baptist Church. If you have any questions, please contact us.


  • If you are trusting in Jesus Christ alone to save you from  your sin, Northwest encourages all believers to be members of a local bible beliving church. Northwest Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist congregation and we would love to see you. If you are not in our area, we highly suggesting reviewing the "9Marks" of a healthy church.  
  • These "9Marks" of a healthy church can also be found in the media section of our website in the form of short video clips.
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    The "Salvation" and "Media" areas of the website have been changed and include new content and videos. The media page includes clips from "9Marks," a ministry dedicated to equipping leaders and churches to see what a biblical church looks like, and to take practical steps for becoming one.