48 CHANGES AT SALVATION

Salvation is the most important event in a person's entire life. Yet, most christians have no idea what actually goes on behind the scenes when they get saved. Many also believe that they can lose their salvation. What follows is a list of 48 things that happen the moment a person gets saved. If you study this list and its references in earnest, it will convince you that you are eternally secure in Christ.

Pastor Douglas A. Black

1 Access to God the Father. Ephesians 2:8,18
2 Adopted into the family of God. Galatians 4:5, Ephesians 1:5
3 Given an inheritance. Acts 26:18
4 Elect by God. 1 Peter 1:2, Ephesians 1:4
5 Becomes a Son of God. John 1:12, 1 John 3:1
6 Becomes a citizen of heaven. Philippians 3:20
7 Become an heir of God and joint-heir with Christ. Galatians 3:29, Romans 8:17
8 Becomes a new creature. 2Corinthians 5:17, Romans 8:20
9 Becomes a servant of God. Romans 6:22
10 Becomes a priest of God. 1 Peter 2:9
11 Reconciled to God. Ephesians 2:12, Romans 5:10
12 Sanctified (set apart from the world) by God. 1 Corinthians 6:11, Acts 26:18
13 Accepted in the beloved. Ephesians 1:6
14 Baptised into the body of Christ. 1Corinthians 12:13, Galatians 3:27
15 He is spiritually buried with Christ. Romans 6:4, Colossians 3:3
16 Becomes a gift to the Son by the Father. John 17:9
17 Becomes indwelt by Christ. Colossians 1:27, 1 Corinthians 6:17
18 Possesses eternal life. John 10:28, 1 John 5:13
19 Is given peace with God. Philippians 4:7
20 Becomes a friend of God. John 15:15
21 His name is recorded in heaven (book of life). Luke 10:20
22 He becomes a fellow laborer of those who are in the book of life. Philippians 4:3
23 He is seated in heavenly places. Ephesians 2:6
24 He receives a blessed hope. Rev 22:20
25 He gains fellowship with the trinity. 1 John 13
26 He owns a mansion in heaven. John 14:2
27 He is born again. John 3:3-7
28 He is anointed by the Holy Spirit. 1 John 2:27
29 The Holy Spirit indwell him forever. John 14:26, 17:23
30 He is sealed by the Holy Spirit. Ephesians 1:13
31 His body becomes the temple of the Holy Ghost. 1 Corinthians 6:19
32 Given a spiritual gift. 1 Corinthians 12
33 He is forgiven. Luke 7:48
34 He is justified. Rom 5:1, 4:5
35 He is redeemed. Rev 5:9, 1 Peter 1:18-19
36 His defense attorney (advocate) is Jesus Christ. 1 John 2:1
37 Has access to victory over sin. Rom 6:12
38 He becomes an ambassador for Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:20
39 He is spiritually circumcised (sinful flesh cut away from his soul). Colossians 2:13
40 He is spiritually crucified. Romans 6:4-6, Galatians 2:20
41 He is spiritually resurrected. Ephesians 2:1
42 His sins are nailed to the cross. Colossians 2:14
43 His soul is washed in the blood of Jesus Christ. Revelations 1:5, Colossians 1:14, Romans 5:9, Titus 3:5
44 He is spiritually married. Romans 7:4
45 He is given a measure of grace. Romans 12:3, Ephesians 4:7
46 He is given a measure of faith. Romans 12:3
47 He is anointed. 1 Corinthians 1:21, 1 John 2:27
48 He is ordained. John 15:16