that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;
“And I say to you, everyone who confesses Me before men, the Son of Man will confess him also before the angels of God;
and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.
who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
“Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven.
We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God.”
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him to be Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue.
Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;
After eight days His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus *came, the doors having been shut, and stood in their midst and said, “Peace be with you.”
As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch *said, “Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?”
They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us.
For it is written,
“As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me,
And every tongue shall give praise to God.”
Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus is accursed”; and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.
and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain.
By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God;
For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.