MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

How many paths to salvation again?

Dwindling in Unbelief lists 196. Here are just a few with relevant verses:

2. Do the right things. (Be a do-gooder.)

For we must all appear before the jugment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad. — 2 Corinthians 5:10

6.Burn your work.

If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire. — 1 Corinthians 3:15

10. Do what is lawful and right.

When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness … and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul. — Ezekiel 18:27

17. Call upon God

As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me. — Psalm 55:16

22. Wait for him

Wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee. — Proverbs 20:22

Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us. — Isaiah 25:9

32. Don’t be so darned wicked

When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul. — Ezekiel 18:27

40. Believe on Jesus (the established answer)

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life. — John 3:36

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. — John 6:47

Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved. — Acts 16:31

57. Just get baptized (you can keep the filth of the flesh)

Baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh). — 1 Peter 3:21

76. Be more righteous than the scribes and Pharisees

Except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. — Matthew 5:20

And best of them all:

77.Hate your own life

The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. John 12:25

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About the Author

Jeremy Styron
Jeremy Styron
I am a newspaper editor, op-ed columnist and reporter working in the greater Knoxville area. This is a personal blog. Views expressed here are mine and mine alone.

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