JESUS?

There are BIG QUESTIONS that haunt all of us.

What happens when I die? Where will I spend eternity?

The single MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION you will ever answer is this:

 

"If I were to die today, would I spend eternity in Heaven with God?"

Your relationship to Jesus Christ is central to the answer to that question.

 

The Bible tells us in 1 John 5:13, "These things have I written unto you that believe on the 

name of the Son of God; that ye may KNOW that ye have eternal life..."

The simple truth is God wants you to know where you're going! 

 

KEEP READING TO LEARN HOW 

JESUS CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

Recognize Your Condition

The biggest mistake one can make when they don't know the way is admitting they are lost. Although we don't want to admit it, this is called "Pride." In order to find the way to eternal life with God, you must admit you are lost in your sin. 

Romans 5:12 teaches us that since Adam and Eve, the first man and woman on earth, a sin nature has been present in all people.

 

Romans 3:23, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God."

"Sin"—any act contrary to God's laws and commandments

The sins you have committed, no matter how "bad," separate you from God and His holiness. Whenever you get lost, there are sure to be "penalties." Maybe you are late to a special event, or perhaps you even received a speeding ticket. Sin also has a penalty. 

 

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

"Wage"—a satisfactory payment for something completed

Religion & Good Works Are Not the Answer

Religions try to create their own ways to God. Their systems may seem logical, but they cannot bridge the gap created by our sin.

 

Proverbs 14:12, "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death."

 

In other words, our thoughts and ways are not what matter. God's Word, the Bible, provides true answers of grace and forgiveness.

 

Ephesians 2:8-9, "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast."

"Grace"—receiving that which we do not deserve

The sins you have committed, no matter how "bad," separate you from God and His holiness. Whenever you get lost, there are sure to be "penalties." Maybe you are late to a special event, or perhaps you even received a speeding ticket. Sin also has a penalty. 

 

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

The Good News: Jesus Christ Provides the Only Way!

Even though we were lost and separated from God, He loved us, and because He is love, God sent His Son to die on the cross and raise from the dead three days later. 

 

John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

 

Through the death and resurrection of Jesus, He became the payment for our sin. Now, we do not have to pay for our sin ourselves.  By His grace, salvation is provided. 

 

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

"Commend"—to prove; demonstrate openly

Believe & Receive Christ

In order to have a relationship with God and an eternal home in Heaven, we must stop trusting ourselves, our works, and our religions, and place our full trust in Jesus Christ alone for the forgiveness of our sin and eternal life. 

 

Romans 10:13, "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."

 

That is a promise directly from God that if you will pray to Him, confess that you are a sinner, ask Him to forgive your sins, and turn to Him alone to be your Savior; He promises to save you and give you the free gift of eternal life. You can make that decision today by praying from your heart, something like this:

Dear God, I know that I am separated from you because of my sin. I confess that in my sin, I cannot save myself. Right now, I turn to you alone to be my Savior. I ask you to save me from the penalty of my sin, and I trust you completely to provide eternal life to me. —Amen.

You'll never regret that decision! If you have trusted Christ, we would love to know about your decision and give you a Bible and some other materials to help you learn about your next steps in Jesus. Give us a call or email us via the information at the bottom of this page. 

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