In God’s word, we find the following commands and examples about how to become a child of God, thus taking advantage of the blood of Jesus.
Hear the Word of God
Must hear the words of Jesus and obey (Matthew 7:24, Romans 10:13-17).
Be guided by the word of God (Acts 8:30-35).
One who loves Jesus will hear and keep His commands (John 14:21-24).
Faith is a belief in or confident attitude toward God and is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).
Faith comes by hearing the word of God (Romans 10:13-17).
Without faith, it is impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6).
There is eternal salvation for those who hear Him and obey Him (Hebrews 5:8-9).
Repentance is a godly sorrow for sin, an act of changing our mind about sin and then turning around and going in the opposite direction, thus changing our relationship with God.
Repent of your sins or you will perish (Luke 13:3).
Repent and be converted to Christ, that your sins may be wiped out (Acts 3:19).
Repent and be baptized for the remission of your sins (Acts 2:38).
Confess the name of Christ
Verbally proclaim that you believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God (Acts 8:37).
Confession before men that Christ is the son of God (Matthew 10:32-33).
Confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus unto salvation (Romans 10:9-10).
Baptism for the Remission of Sin
Baptism is the immersion of the body in water, re-enacting the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus for the remission of sin (Romans 6:1-6; Colossians 2:12-13; Acts 8:35-39; John 3:3-5).
Repent and be baptized for the remission of sins (Acts 2:38).
Be baptized and wash away your sins (Acts 22:16).
He that believes and is baptized shall be saved (Mark 16:16).
Baptism adds one to the Lord’s church (Acts 2:47).
Baptism is an act of obedience and faith that puts one into Christ (Galatians 3:26-28).