In another thread in this same forum, Straight and Narrow asks : Is it necessary to be born again in order to be saved ? (emphases mine). Here are my answers which I cut and copied here to this thread: Well, there you have it. And here is John 3:3-7 Now, bear in mind that there are corollary terms we may also need to investigate such as "kingdom of God", as we discuss this, if you want to discuss this. I am not saying at all that mine is the right position. I am saying let us investigate.