1. God Loves You.
God loves you and wants you to know Him so He can fill you with peace and give you real life — forever. “God loved the people of this world so much that He gave His only son, so that everyone who has faith in Him will have eternal life and never die.” Jesus said, “I came so that everyone would have life, and have it in its fullest.”
Since God planned for us to have peace and life, why are we so far from God?
2. We are Separated from God.
Since the beginning of time, we have chosen to disobey God and go our own way. We still make this choice today. This results in separation from God.
“All of us have sinned and fallen short of God’s holiness.” Sin is choosing to say or do or think things that are against God’s plan. “The result of unforgiven sin is death. But God’s gift is eternal life given by Jesus Christ our Lord.”
There is only one way to reach God.
3. Jesus Christ Died for our Sins
Jesus Christ is God’s Son. He is the only One who can bring us back to God. Jesus died on the Cross and rose from the grave. He paid the penalty for our sin and bridged the gap between God and people.
“There is only one God, and Christ Jesus is the only One who can bring us to God.” “Christ died once for our sins. An innocent person died for those who are guilty. Christ did this to bring you to God.”
God has provided the only way – we must make the choice.
4. We Must Receive Christ.
We must trust Jesus Christ to forgive our sins and receive Him as our Savior and serve Him as our Lord. “As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believed on His name.
“Would you like to give your life over to Jesus Christ right now? If so, you can pray the following prayer and accept Jesus as your Savior:
If you are at the point in your life where you are ready to make a personal commitment to follow Christ, all you have to do is reach out to Him now in prayer. He is listening and waiting to come into your heart and help you live a better life. Will you invite Him in now? If you’d like to pray and receive Christ as your Savior, you can use this simple prayer as a guide:
“Lord Jesus, I ask You to come into my life and forgive me of all my sins. I confess my sins before You this day. I denounce Satan and all his works. I confess Jesus as the Lord of my life. Thank You for saving me. I believe with my heart and I confess with my mouth that You rose from the dead. I am saved. Write my name in the Lamb’s Book of Life. Today is my God-day with the Lord Jesus!
I pray this prayer to the Father in the name of Jesus. Amen.”