A powerfully biblical and thorough answer to the Lordship Salvation controversy. There is no more important issue than how to become a Christian. Lordship Salvation is a view that has confused many people about the nature of the gospel itself. Based on a Ph.D. dissertation, this is an academic and biblical response to the Lordship view. -The crucial issues of faith, repentance, lordship, and discipleship - Over 65 important passages explained -A helpful Scripture index -Can be used as a textbook -Retains its original academic form and content You will find out how Lordship Salvation undermines the assurance of Christians as you gain a new confidence in the gospel of God's sure salvation. Read it, use it as a Bible study reference, or teach from it; it is a valuable resource in a critical and controversial issue. Charles C. Bing obtained his Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary. As founder and president of GraceLife Ministries he is active as an author, conference speaker, and adjunct professor.