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Becoming A Christian


WHAT IS SIN?

The Bible tells us that we are all sinners. That means we have violated God's laws. No matter how good we try to be, no one is without sin. 

"As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:" Romans 3:10
"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;" Romans 3:23

God is our Creator and our Judge. He is a perfect judge and cannot overlook or excuse our sin, even though He loves us very much. So, every person is condemned to death and separation from God. He sentences sinners to Hell, a place created for the devil and his angels.

"For the wages of sin [is] death; but the gift of God [is] eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. " Romans 6:23

Mankind is doomed to eternal punishment in Hell, banned from Heaven, and forever separated from God.   

WHAT IS SALVATION?

That part of the story is sad, but praise God that is not the end! See, God does love us and provided a way for us to be forgiven without compromising His justice.

"But God commendeth His love towards us in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to bear our judgment. Jesus came to earth as the representative of man. He was God, innocent and sinless, yet He took ALL the sin of the world upon Him and paid our penalty by shedding His own 
blood on the cross. God's demand for justice was satisfied.

"For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him." 2 Corinthians 5:21

Because of what Jesus Christ did for us on the cross, it is now possible for the fellowship between man and God can be restored! 

That part of the story is sad, but praise God that is not the end! See, God does love us and provided a way for us to be forgiven without compromising His justice.

"But God commendeth His love towards us in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to bear our judgment. Jesus came to earth as the representative of man. He was God, innocent and sinless, yet He took ALL the sin of the world upon Him and paid our penalty by shedding His own 
blood on the cross. God's demand for justice was satisfied.

"For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him."
2 Corinthians 5:21

Because of what Jesus Christ did for us on the cross, it is now possible for the fellowship between man and God can be restored! 


HOW TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN

God makes it very easy for ANYONE to become a Christian. It is God's plan and the work of Jesus that provides the way of salvation for us. Now, what must you do to be saved?

1) Admit you are a sinner and that there is nothing you can do to save yourself.

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. " 1 John 1:9

2) Believe Jesus died on the cross and rose again the third day to pay for your sins

"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." Romans 10:9

"But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, [even] to them that believe on his name: " John 1:12

3)    Confess Jesus as Lord as the Lord of your life

"For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." Romans 10:10 and 13

WHAT TO DO IF YOU GOT SAVED 

It is important for new believers to join a solid Bible believing church and share the change that has taken place. Please contact us for a recommended place of worship in your area. You should begin to pray and read your bible everyday. If you continue to seek the Lord, He will guide you as you grow in your walk with Him. It will not always be easy, but you will never regret the decision you made to trust Christ as your Savior.

If you'd like more information or have additional questions, please contact us by email or call us at 610-273-7341