Road to salvation
"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God "
What is sin: Sin is anything we think or do that falls short of God's standard of perfection.
"For the wages of sin is death"
What is the penalty: It's easiest to see sin as committing a crime against God. The penalty for which is death and then the judgement.
Remember a just God must punish sin. It would not be justice to let a criminal go unpunished.
"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while
we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
Who pays the price: You do! but there is an alternative- Jesus' death paid for the price of our sins.
that God accepted Jesus' death as the payment for our sins.
"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."
How can I be saved from the penalty of my sin: Because of Jesus' death on our behalf,
(He paid the price for our sin, He took our punishment )
All we have to do is believe in
Him, repent for your sins and trust in His death as the payment for those sins - and you will be
Now remember salvation is not a one way street. Jesus gave His life for your salvation, You have been bought with a price,
You are no longer your own. You have entered into a relationship with Jesus Christ
The only way to have a solid relationship with someone is to talk to each other.
Prayer is conversation between you and God. So start praying regularly and read your Bible.
(If you don't have a Bible contact us and we will send you one)
Now find a good Bible believing, Bible preaching church (If you're in the area, this one would be a good place to start)
If you have decided to accept Christ into your life or if you still have questions please contact us !