Christian Conversion: How Does the Bible Say We Become Christians?

What does it mean to be converted? What are we to be converted from and transformed to? What is the process of Christian conversion?

The apostle Peter preached that one needs to “repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord” (Acts 3:19). What did he mean, to be converted?

Many believe conversion is just accepting Jesus into your heart or professing Jesus with your mouth or giving your heart to the Lord. If you say the word “Jesus,” does that mean that from then on you are a born again Christian? What does it mean to be born again?

And just what is a Christian anyway? And what does conversion mean? Does conversion happen immediately or is it a process? Is the Holy Spirit involved? What about faith, repentance and baptism?

Many are unaware that the Bible is clear on what a Christian is and what conversion is. So regardless of what you have heard or been taught, open your Bibles and read for yourself the meaning of Christian conversion. The related articles will help you find the relevant passages in your Bible.

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