START YOUR NEW LIFE WITH CHRIST You can have real, lasting peace today through a relationship with Jesus Christ. Start your four-step journey now!
Step 1 God loves you and has a plan for you!
The Bible says, God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, [Jesus Christ], that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life (John 3:16).
Jesus said, I came that they may have life and have it abundantlya complete life full of purpose (John 10:10).
But heres the problem: Step 2 People are sinful and separated from God.
We have all done, thought or said bad things, which the Bible calls sin. The Bible says, All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23).
The result of sin is death, spiritual separation from God (Romans 6:23).
The good news? Step 3 God sent His Son to die for your sins!
Jesus died in our place so we could have a relationship with God and be with Him forever.
God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:8).
But it didnt end with His death on the cross. He rose again and still lives!
Christ died for our sins. He was buried. He was raised on the third day, according to the Scriptures (1 Corinthians 15:3-4).
Jesus is the only way to God. Jesus said, I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me (John 14:6). Step 4 Would you like to receive Gods forgiveness?
We cant earn salvation; we are saved by Gods grace when we have faith in His Son, Jesus Christ. All you have to do is believe you are a sinner, that Christ died for your sins, and ask His forgiveness. Then turn from your sinsthats called repentance. Jesus Christ knows you and loves you. What matters to Him is the attitude of your heart, your honesty. We suggest praying the following prayer to accept Christ as your Savior:
"Dear God, I know Im a sinner, and I ask for your forgiveness. I believe Jesus Christ is Your Son. I believe that He died for my sin and that you raised Him to life. I want to trust Him as my Savior and follow Him as Lord, from this day forward. Guide my life and help me to do your will. I pray this in the name of Jesus. Amen."
Here is free-will, my sons and daughters. I give it openly, and lovingly, and I want you to have it. It is UNCONDITIONAL. Wait a minute, wait a minute...just one more teensie-weensie DETAIL: if you actually USE this wonderful gift ( go your own way, do your own thing...) then you must die in Hell. Hmmm...not quite cricket. If that’s the way it is, then make bloody robots...can’t have it both ways. We are either free or we are not.
rohaan: Here is free-will, my sons and daughters. I give it openly, and lovingly, and I want you to have it. It is UNCONDITIONAL. Wait a minute, wait a minute...just one more teensie-weensie DETAIL: if you actually USE this wonderful gift ( go your own way, do your own thing...) then you must die in Hell. Hmmm...not quite cricket. If that’s the way it is, then make bloody robots...can’t have it both ways. We are either free or we are not.
I “get” that this may seem disrespectful, but I’m trying to get the point across that I, personally, do not believe God plays with peoples’ emotions. It seems inconsistent that He would create us to be free yet not want us to be, so I do not believe He works this way. Hope that helps explain my view a bit better.
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