- Humans have no control over their spiritual fate
- The path to salvation lies in obedience to the church.
- God is able to save even the worst sinners from hell.
- The devil actively seeks to destroy human souls.
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I think the last one is the best theme; Faustus sells his soul to the devil and cannot regain it, regardless of what the devil promises him. Anything the devil promises is earthly; what the devil exacts from the "sinner" is living in Hell for all eternity.