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prophesied event, confirms that what they spoke was truth—God’s truth.
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heaven by which we must be saved.” (See note on page 983.)
the people of the earth.”
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The testimony of others. When God changes lives, it is clear to others that a divine miracle
an expression of the grace and kindness of God in letting all people know how to escape
has occurred.
eternal judgment. God invites anyone and everyone to come to him.
Does the Lord want to save me?
How does salvation affect my daily life?
• I SAI AH 5 9 :1 | Listen! The Lord’s arm is not too weak to save you, nor is his ear too deaf
• 2 CORI N T H I A N S 5 : 1 7 | This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new
to hear you call.
person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!
PE T ER 3 : 9 | The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise, as some people think.
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• I SAI AH 1 :1 8 | “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow.”
• AC T S 16 :3 1 | “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved.”
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• M AT T HEW 1 4 : 3 0 - 3 1 | “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. Jesus immediately reached out and
would never be moved.
grabbed him. (See note on page 876.)
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God’s children—those who have believed in Jesus





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