100 Bible Verses about Salvation

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 1,432 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Titus 3:5 ESV / 1,117 helpful votes

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Acts 4:12 ESV / 1,037 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Romans 10:9 ESV / 1,015 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

John 14:6 ESV / 847 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 631 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Matthew 7:21 ESV / 554 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

John 6:44 ESV / 456 helpful votes

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.

John 3:16 ESV / 447 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Romans 10:9-10 ESV / 410 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Acts 16:30-33 ESV / 379 helpful votes

Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family.

Psalm 37:39 ESV / 376 helpful votes

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.

Psalm 62:1 ESV / 366 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.

Mark 16:16 ESV / 362 helpful votes

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

John 3:16-18 ESV / 350 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 343 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 15:1-27 ESV / 334 helpful votes

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. ...

Psalm 3:8 ESV / 311 helpful votes

Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people! Selah

1 Peter 1:8-9 ESV / 308 helpful votes

Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 301 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 298 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Acts 16:31 ESV / 296 helpful votes

And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Acts 28:28 ESV / 288 helpful votes

Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen.”

Galatians 2:21 ESV / 283 helpful votes

I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.

John 3:36 ESV / 272 helpful votes

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Jonah 2:9 ESV / 255 helpful votes

But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. Salvation belongs to the Lord!”

Romans 5:8 ESV / 242 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 3:17-21 ESV / 238 helpful votes

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 232 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Luke 19:10 ESV / 231 helpful votes

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Romans 6:14 ESV / 228 helpful votes

For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

2 Timothy 1:9 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

Hebrews 7:25 ESV / 211 helpful votes

Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 209 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Psalm 60:5 ESV / 199 helpful votes

That your beloved ones may be delivered, give salvation by your right hand and answer us!

Psalm 25:5 ESV / 199 helpful votes

Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 191 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Acts 16:30-31 ESV / 191 helpful votes

Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 184 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 180 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

John 3:3 ESV / 180 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

John 5:24 ESV / 179 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Acts 2:36-41 ESV / 170 helpful votes

Let all the house of Israel therefore know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.” Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.” And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” ...

Matthew 7:13-14 ESV / 165 helpful votes

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

Acts 13:47 ESV / 155 helpful votes

For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, “‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 150 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 3:5 ESV / 148 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Romans 10:10 ESV / 147 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Acts 2:21 ESV / 147 helpful votes

And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.’

Hebrews 9:28 ESV / 144 helpful votes

So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

John 1:12 ESV / 139 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Romans 10:13 ESV / 132 helpful votes

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

1 John 1:9 ESV / 130 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Thessalonians 5:9 ESV / 123 helpful votes

For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Titus 2:11 ESV / 121 helpful votes

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people,

Hebrews 6:4-6 ESV / 120 helpful votes

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they are crucifying once again the Son of God to their own harm and holding him up to contempt.

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 119 helpful votes

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 116 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 114 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:10 ESV / 113 helpful votes

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

1 Peter 3:21 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

John 6:37 ESV / 109 helpful votes

All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.

Titus 2:11-12 ESV / 108 helpful votes

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,

1 John 5:13 ESV / 107 helpful votes

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life.

1 John 5:11-12 ESV / 106 helpful votes

And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 104 helpful votes

For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

John 10:9 ESV / 104 helpful votes

I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.

John 11:25-26 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

Romans 6:1-2 ESV / 97 helpful votes

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 95 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

Acts 11:18 ESV / 95 helpful votes

When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.”

Hebrews 2:3 ESV / 94 helpful votes

How shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard,

2 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 94 helpful votes

But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.

Acts 17:30 ESV / 91 helpful votes

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,

James 1:21 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Philippians 2:12 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,

Acts 3:19 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out,

Romans 5:7-8 ESV / 89 helpful votes

For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Revelation 3:5 ESV / 88 helpful votes

The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.

Psalm 18:35-36 ESV / 88 helpful votes

You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your gentleness made me great. You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.

Luke 18:27 ESV / 87 helpful votes

But he said, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”

Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 87 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Habakkuk 3:17-18 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation.

1 Corinthians 15:22 ESV / 86 helpful votes

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 86 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Psalm 68:19 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Selah

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 84 helpful votes

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ESV / 83 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 82 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 1:13 ESV / 82 helpful votes

In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

Romans 8:37-39 ESV / 82 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Mark 10:45 ESV / 82 helpful votes

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

James 2:18 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Romans 1:17 ESV / 81 helpful votes

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.”

Psalm 18:1-2 ESV / 80 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Ephesians 2:1-22 ESV / 79 helpful votes

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— ...

Acts 22:16 ESV / 78 helpful votes

And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

John 10:28 ESV / 78 helpful votes

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

Mark 10:52 ESV / 78 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him on the way.

Mark 10:27 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Jesus looked at them and said, “With man it is impossible, but not with God. For all things are possible with God.”

Suggest a Verse


Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for.