How to Receive Jesus as Your Savior

 

“Where are you?” Genesis 3:9

 

“ For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost.” Luke 19:10

 

Confused, wandering, unfulfilled?

 

Have you tried worldly pursuits and still feel empty and alone? – Pleasure, money, drugs, alcohol, popularity, politics, religion, philosophy, knowledge, music, sports, etc, etc?

We were all born unfulfilled and estranged from our own Creator and only He can fill that void inside. Our sins have separated us from a wonderful, loving, good, and generous God. He is perfect in every way and His justice is perfect as well. The just punishment for our sins is to die and be forever separated from God in hell.

But God’s love for us compelled Him to do something to save us from this terrible fate. He sent His Son Jesus into the world, to suffer and die for our sins, to take the punishment we deserve onto Himself. That is why He is called the Lamb of God. He is the Sacrifice that the Father Himself provides for us so that we can believe and be saved.

Jesus rose from the dead and now lives to give you life everlasting. God holds His Son out to you to accept through faith as your own Savior. Right now you can be born again and start a new life in Christ. Will you pray to receive Him today?

 

Our sins have separated us from God

 

“Your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and you sins have hidden His face from you.” Isaiah 59:2

 

All have sinned and deserve eternal punishment

 

“For all have sinned and fall short of the Glory of God.” Romans 3:23

“These will go away into eternal punishment but the righteous into eternal life.” Matthew 25:46

 

Our good works cannot save us so we must be born again

 

“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of your selves, it is a gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Ephesians 2:8

“You must be born again.” John 3:7

 

God loves us and sent His Son Jesus to die for our sins

 

“But God demonstrates His own love for us, in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8

 

We must receive Christ by faith to be saved and become children of God

 

“If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” Romans 10:9

“But to as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name.” John 1:12

 

We can have assurance that we will always be saved

 

“These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.” I John 5:13

“I give them eternal life and they will never perish and no one will snatch them out of My hand.” John 10:28

 

A prayer for salvation

 

Lord Jesus, I am a sinner and I need a Savior. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. Come into my heart and give me the free gift of eternal life. Thank You.

 

If you have said a prayer like this to Jesus Christ and sincerely believed, you have been baptized in the Holy Spirit and born again. According to the Word of God, you can be sure that you will always be saved and the Lord will be with you forever.

 

If you have received Jesus Christ through faith and have been saved, find a good Bible-believing Church to fellowship with other born-again Christians. Set aside time to read the Bible and pray daily. Make your relationship with the Lord Jesus the highest priority in your life and do everything you can to grow in faith, love and obedience to Him and His Word. Get a firm foundation of sound Evangelical doctrine to help you recognize false teaching and and stay on the right path.

 

 

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