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STEPS TO SALVATION
Take about 10-15 minutes to go through each of these steps. This is the most important decision of your lifetime. Each person must take these steps...no one can do it for you.
You are a sinner...We must all come to this point in our lives if we truly want Christ to forgive us of our sins. Sin is anything that causes us to miss the mark of God’s Holiness and perfection. Only God can take care of our sin problem. Romans 3:10 - There is none righteous, not even one. Romans 3:23 - For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
There is a penalty for your sin...We all know that we are going to die, but dying without Christ means that we will be eternally separated from God. The Bible tells us that everyone who has not accepted Christ as their Savior will spend eternity in Hell. Romans 6:23 - For Revelations 21:8 - But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Jesus paid the penalty for you...God loved each one of us so much that He gave his only Son Jesus to bear our sin and die in our place on a cross. We can’t really understand it, but Jesus became our substitute for judgment. If we accept Him, we won’t have to spend eternity in Hell. Romans 5:8 - But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Jesus offers a free gift of eternal life...If someone gives you a gift, it is not truly yours until you accept it and take it. God is offering you this wonderful gift freely, but you must receive it. You don’t have to be good enough for it, because no person can be good enough of their own accord. All any person has to do is just receive the gift and fully accept it. Romans 6:23 - For the wages of sin is death, but
Believe in Christ and ask Him to save you...There are two things that we must do to receive Christ. First we must “confess”, or tell God verbally that we are a sinner and that Jesus is the only one who can cleanse us. Second, we must “believe”. We have to believe in our heart that Jesus died, was buried, rose again, and that He is the only way for us to obtain Salvation. Romans 10:9-10 - If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved; for with the heart a person believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation. Romans 13 -Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved. All you have to do is just ask Him and He will forgive you of your sins and cleanse your heart. Than you will be His true Child. Nothing else in your life is as important as where you will spend eternity. God says that in order to go to Heaven a person must be Born Again. Please contact our church and let us know if you have accepted Christ in your life.
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