"...That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation" Romans 10:8-10.
Anyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved; no one who believes in Christ will ever be disappointed, "for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him" Romans 10:12.
How welcome are those who come preaching God's Good News?"Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?" Isaiah 53:1
We preach because God has sent us to bring to you "glad tidings of good things!" But first you have to believe the good news, believe in him, that the word of faith may work. To whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? To him who receives us, who hears the word, who believes the report and then call upon the name of the Lord, mixing that they hear with faith.
"So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God" Romans 10:17. The more you hear the word the more your faith grows and turned into blessing.
When you hear and receive the gospel, you will never be disappointed; your faith instead will grows to partake of the divine nature. Scripture says, the Jews, who tried so hard to get right with God by keeping his laws, never succeeded. Why not? Because they were trying to be saved by keeping the law and being good instead of by depending on faith.
And Paul says, "Brothers and sisters, my heart's desire and prayer to God concerning them is for their salvation. I can testify about them that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. Since they are ignorant of the righteousness of God and attempted to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted to God's righteousness" Romans 10:1-3. My friend, do not fall into the same example of unbelief.
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