Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
To receive salvation, the only thing required of us was faith. God did all the work for us, and we get all the benefits. Our part is the faith to believe.
Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.
We were saved by grace. Grace is unmerited favor. We didn’t do anything to deserve salvation, but He gave it to us anyway because He loved us. Even the faith which we use to connect to Him is a gift from Him.
Salvation is the benefit package that contains everything that Jesus has so generously provided for us through His death and resurrection.
The method through which we initially received salvation is the same method we use to receive everything that has been provided for us in salvation.
How exactly, were you saved?
Romans 10:8-10 But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Two things are required for us to be born again: the heart and mouth connection.
- Confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead.
If you take these two steps, then I believe you are saved!