Believer/Born Again

  • Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38 NASB
  • He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned. Mark 16:16 NKJV

3 cardinal features of a believer

  1. Repentance
  2. Water Baptism
  3. Receive Holy Spirit
  • Not enough to believe: You believe that God is one; you do well [to believe that]. The demons also believe [that], and shudder and bristle [in awe-filled terror—they have seen His wrath]!