The Greek term for 'poor' in Matthew 5:3 signifies 'needy' or in need of additional things to add to one's possessions.
The emotional response to the gospel is necessary for a person to know that a person has been truly saved.
Repentance takes place after salvation and is not a means to salvation.
From an evangelical Christian perspective, a person can go to heaven by believing in a God or accepting Jesus Christ as their personal savior.
Salvation is a gift from God which humanity can't earn via good works.