Saturday, August 19, 2017

How to become a Christian

We’d like to present an opportunity to you. The greatest moment if a person’s life is the moment of salvation. Some people ask, “Saved from what?” From being destined to be eternally punished for your sins. From separation from God. From your addictions. And the best part: We are saved to a relationship with Jesus Christ who makes life fulfilling. Here’s a little more information about salvation.
“For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23

According to man’s rules, people should be punished or rewarded according to how good they are, and it might be hard for you to understand how Jesus could love you when other people don’t seem to. But I have great news for you! Jesus DOES love you! More than you can ever imagine! And there’s nothing you can do to make him stop!
“God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8

Although Jesus loves you, it’s your choice to let Him be involved in your life. For you to come to God you have to get rid of your sin problem. But God says that you can’t make yourself right with God by being a better person. God wants to save you JUST BECAUSE HE LOVES YOU!
“He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of His mercy.” Titus 3:5

It’s God’s grace that allows you to come to Him – not your efforts to “clean up your life” or work your way to Heaven. You can’t earn it. It’s a free gift.
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9

For you to come to God, your sin must be paid for. God’s gift to you is His son, Jesus, who paid the debt for you.
“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23

Jesus paid the price for your sin and mine by giving His life on Calvary’s cross. God brought Jesus back from the dead and paved the way for you to have a personal relationship with Him through Jesus.

All that’s left for you to do is to accept the gift that Jesus is holding out for you right now.
“If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.” Romans 10:9-10

God says that if you believe in His son, Jesus, you can live forever with Him in glory.
“For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16

Are you ready to accept the gift of eternal life that Jesus is offering you right now? If it is your sincere desire to ask Jesus to come into your heart as your personal Lord and Savior, then talk to God from your heart through the Sinner’s Prayer:

“Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I do not deserve eternal life. But, I believe You died and rose from the grave to purchase a place in Heaven for me. Jesus, come into my life, take control of my life, forgive my sins and save me. I am now placing my trust in You alone for my salvation and I accept your free gift of eternal life.”

One comment

  1. Thursday morning between 4:30-5:30 am., I was listening to
    your station. You played two songs that I really liked. I can’t remember
    much about them except one said “I’ll just pray through” and the other one
    said something about the Sunrise. (Probably spelled Sonrise). Any help you
    can give me with the names and singers of these songs would be greatly appreciated.

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