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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
10:9 If thou confess with thy mouth - Even in time of persecution, when such a confession may send thee to the lions.
Ro 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus. For the importance which Jesus attached to confession, see Mt 10:32 Lu 12:8 and compare Ac 8:37. To openly confess Christ in those days of persecution was a trial of faith of the severest kind. Note distinctly that there is no promise here to a concealed faith. And shalt believe in thine heart. That is, with all the heart. The belief must not be only a mental assent, but a belief that brings the whole man into loving trust and obedience to Christ. Such a faith is referred to in Ro 1:5 where the "obedience of faith" is described. Thou shalt be saved. Such a faith confessed unites its subject to Christ as his loving subject, and imparts to him the righteousness of those who have died to sin and been freed from the law. See Ro 6:1-4.
Evalena J Latham's comment on 2013-11-05 07:52:41:
Thanks be to Almighty God through Jesus Christ my Lord and Saviour for Salvation for all who believe that Jesus Died to save all men. We who believe that by His Blood we have been washed, and redeemed for all sin forever.The penalty for sin has been paid on the cross. We now have received the Righteousness of Jesus Christ if we believe. I believe that I am saved and Jesus will raise me up the last day. Praise the Lord!!
Amantama's comment on 2013-10-23 14:52:20:
I think and I know with a strong believe of faith that Confession brings possession in Christ JESUS.
Forest Brooks Hall's comment on 2013-10-12 19:29:17:
It wasn't until I read this verse one evening at work after seeking the man Jesus for more than a year that I finally understood. It happened (my belief) a year after being told I should learn to know Him. I had read this verse just before break and went to our break room and told everyone who was there the words which changed my life. It was then, after everyone laughed, that I realized I had come to the place of salvation and the Word spoke to my heart. I was 27 years young. I'm now 66 years young, a child of the King! I still get those goose bumps.
Bolarinwa A.'s comment on 2013-09-16 13:49:21:
confessing that Jesus is lord in this dispensation entails more than just saying it with your mouth. The confession here must be born out of a strong belief from the heart.
Russell's comment on 2013-09-04 15:04:20:
Don't stop at that one verse. The explanation is given in the next verse...Romans 10:10...For with the heart manbelieveth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. And then 10:13...for whosoever shall upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Paul's comment on 2013-05-10 02:49:46:
Are you saved NOW in the present tense or at the 2nd Coming of Christ Jesus? And if you are saved NOW in the present tense, can you lose your salvation?
Ruben Rodriguez's comment on 2013-02-02 22:00:33:
The passage says: that if you confess The Lord Jesus with your mouth thou shall be saved. He is not telling you to say that he is Lord, because guess what, He is LORD of Lords and King Of Kings weather you say it or not. But if you say it with your mouth that Jesus is your Savior thou shall be saved. The NIV readers are the ones that put it that way. Peace to all.
Rajamanickam's comment on 2012-07-29 13:33:18:
it is pure holy word of God which directs us to eternal life ,we are saved by blood of Jesus ,the very purpose of creation of mankind is to worship the almighty god "Yahweh"
Asenath's comment on 2011-07-18 02:47:58:
Yes It is all said. if you shall confess that Jesus is the Lord and that God raised Him from death..you will be saved.
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