QUESTION: Will believing on the name of Jesus Christ save us today?
THOUGHT: I believed old Jesus Christ long before I ever trusted the
Lord Jesus Christ to have died for my sin, being buried,and rising again.
REFERENCE: We at Grace Bible Study only use the King James Bible.
I. Let us look at the revealing of Peter and Paul.
Matthew 16: 16-----"The Christ", Son of God--Peter's revealing
Galatians 1:16-------- "His Son in me"--Paul's revealing
A. Romans 1:16 Gospel of Christ--Power of God unto Salvation
B. I Corinthians 15:1-4 Received by Paul
C. I Timothy 1:13-16 Received by Paul "in him first"
II. Matthew 16:16 "The Christ", let us see what "the Christ" meant to Peter, the Apostles, and Followers.
A. Matthew 16: 18 "The Rock"
See I Corinthians 10:4 "The Rock" was Christ '
B. Matthew 1:21 The name "Jesus"Jesus (Saviour) --Save His people--who ? Israel--John 1: 10-11
C. Matthew 1:23 God with us
II Corinthians 5:19 God was in Christ
Acts 20:28 His own Blood
Thus Jesus is Gods own blood then the blood shed is God's
blood and lf applied to someom by believing they become God's own by His blood.
II Timothy 2:19 "His"
Ephesians 1:7 Redemption through "His blood"
I Corinthians 6:19-20 Bought with a price
This knowledge was given o the Apostle Paul for Gentilesto see.
III. Matthew 16:16 "The Christ"
The word "Christ " means thee anointed"
Luke 2:11 "Saviour--"Christ'--"The Lord"
A. Acts 4:19-26 His Christ----His (meaning God)
B. Acts 4:27 Whom Thou (God) hast anointed
C. Matthew 3:16-17 Pleased (Holy Spirit)
D. John 6:27 Sealed (with Holy Spirit)
E. Acts 10:38 God's anointed
Paul's revealing to Gentiles is:
II Corinthians 1:21 Anointed by God, How?
II Corinthians 1:22 Sealed us, Ephesians 4:30 Sealed unto day of redemption
Note: Acts 2:27 Christ Jesus is "The Holy One"
Believers are holy--Ephesians 1:4, How? Ephesians 1:13 Sealed with that Holy Spirit of Promise
Thus, believers sealed with the Holy Spirit are: Anointed-
Ephesians 1:6 Accepted in the Beloved
Ephesians 2:18 Access to the Father
Ephesians 1:7 Redeemed
Colossians 2:13 Forgiven all trespasses
Romans 5:1 At peace with God
Romans 8:1 No condemnation
Romans 8:16 Children of God
Summary: To be anointed of God, a person must be a believer and trust the Gospel of Christ, Ephesians 1: 13.
What is the Gospel? I Corinthians 15:l-4.