salvation

Is the law still relevant to believers in Jesus?

Romans 6:15 says Christians are not under law but under grace. Galatians 3:23-25 says after faith has come, we are no longer under the law as a tutor. Is the law still relevant to believers in Jesus? If so, in what ways?   According to Christ and the apostles, the law of God remains relevant […]

Do I have to speak in tongues to be saved?

My friend visited a church recently and was told that she wasn’t saved if she didn’t speak in tongues. What does CoG7 teach about this subject?   Speaking in tongues, one of nine spiritual gifts listed in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10, figures prominently in the Church’s communication of the gospel to new peoples and languages (Acts […]

Should I question my salvation because I can’t break a bad habit?

I am not sure of my salvation. I tried to repent of cigarette smoking, but it won’t go away. I came as I was, asking Jesus to save me, but nothing makes any difference. Now it seems no hope is left. Will this sin keep me out of heaven? Sin is often experienced in the […]

If I’ve fallen away before, should I question my salvation now?

Many years ago — young, naive, ignorant — I was baptized to please my husband’s family. I was a believer, but I didn’t realize fully what baptism meant. As time went on, I fell away and sinned terribly. Years later my husband and I were re­baptized into the church. Now I have become con­cerned about […]

How many times does one have to receive Jesus Christ as Savior?

How many times does one have to receive Jesus Christ as Savior? Only once, if we then continue this faith for life (Col. 1:23). Hebrews 6:1-6 warns us about turning away from Christ so that it would be necessary to receive Him again, as if for the first time. Receiving Christ as Lord and Savior […]

Is it true that only a few will be saved?

The Bible says that narrow is the way, and only a few will find it. That’s pretty scary. Does it mean that out of millions of humans that ever lived, only a few will actually enter the kingdom? The “few” that will be saved must be understood in comparison to the greater number who will […]