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Matthew 16:16 (2nd)
 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
  • Confession
  • Messiah = Savior, Lord (Lord of life – Lord of everything), King – to whom we surrender ALL
  • Admitting there is a Godhead (there is a Supreme being) (God is alive & doing well)
  • Repentance could take place here as well

Mark 16:16 (3rd)
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

  • Other essential steps in the salvation process
    • Believe
    • Baptize
    • Repentance (buried/understood if you get this far)

Luke 16:16 (1st)

“The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing their way into it.
  • Salvation = good news (Gospel)
  • Kingdom of God
    • Church
    • Heaven
    • Credentials to preach
      • Salvation has to be preached/taught/witnessed for others to hear, believe & Repent

John 16:16 (4th)

Jesus went on to say, “In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”
  • Heaven
  • Jesus ascended (“Go”)
  • Jesus is coming back (Hope, be ready)
  • So go live for Jesus & tell others (live life abundantly)
Books are listed as they appear in the New Testament. Presentation should be according to the numbers in parenthesis.