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Beliefs

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51% of evangelicals believe many religions can lead to eternal life.

This ROTW Certified Statistic is based on the following research:

  • 47% Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life; “Many Americans Say Other Religions Can Lead to Eternal Life,” 2008
  • 54% The Saguaro Seminar, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Faith Matters Surveys, 2006, 2007, 2011
  • 51% The Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University; Baylor Religion Survey 2005 

Scriptural Context

In the parable of the talents, the one who just held on and didn’t invest his talent’s, lost them.  Likewise, those who just hold on and don’t invest their knowledge of God in others, can lose it.  This is spiritual atrophy!

  • John 1:12 (NASB) - But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name.
  • John 10:9 (NASB) - I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved.
  • John 14:6 (NLT) - Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
  • Romans 10:9 (NLT) - 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.