Lutherans believe that only those with faith will enjoy eternal life after the second coming of Jesus Christ. They also believe that to be saved from his sin, he must first have faith that God’s grace will pardon the sins. The teachings of Luther states that sinners can do outwardly what is good but are not capable of doing what satisfies God’s justice. Only faith can make our deeds be that which pleases God.
Lutherans acknowledge that the gift of the Holy Spirit can only be received through faith alone. Believing that salvation is accepting the promise of the gospel. Baptism is also an act of having faith where one becomes born again after accepting to follow the will of God. Luther’s teaching states that Jesus Christ is the son of God and the savior promised in the Old Testament. By nature, Jesus is God and man simultaneously, as He assumes the two forms. People are saved by faith alone and not by their actions or wealth.