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Why Jesus?
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     There is so much confusion in the world over religious beliefs due to a lack of knowledge of God's word, the Bible.  There are more than 600 different denominational churches all with different doctrines, beliefs, and teachings.  Confronted by so many different conflicting doctrines of religion people are confused. They don’t know what to believe. Eternity is a serious question that everyone must grapple with. Anyone who is interested in his or her soul’s salvation cannot afford to follow any of the many false doctrines. So, how do we know what is the truth?

 

The Bible has withstood the test of time. (See Evidence for God). It is God’s love letter to us. It reveals to us a God who is both just and loving:

 

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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. John 3: 16-17

 

Jesus is the only Son of God that these scriptures speak of. He is the key that unlocks our access to God:

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6

 

Because God is a Perfect and Just God, we have a problem, a sin problem. Our sins separate us from God: 

 

But your iniquities have separated you from your God; and your sins have hidden His face from you, so that he will not hear.  Isaiah 59:2

 

There is not an accountable person living or who has ever lived (except Jesus), who can say that he or she has never sinned.  We are all in need of salvation: 

 

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23

 

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.  1 John 1:8

 

We try to rationalize away what God says when we say we have not sinned, but God says that man has a sin problem:

 

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

 

Death is a separation.  When we die physically, our spirit is separated from our body and goes back to God who gave it. 

 

Then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it. Ecclesiastes 12:7

 

However, in Romans 6:23, we saw that, "For the wages of sin is death." This is a spiritual death, which is eternal separation from God for those who have rejected Jesus' gift of salvation. This leaves only one place for them to go, Hell.  We see Hell spoken of as the second death. The second death is eternal separation from God.

 

But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death. Revelation 21: 8

 

God is Perfect, Just, and Holy. He is our creator and the creator of the heavens and the earth. We cannot earn our way into Heaven, and God is under no obligation to accept us, forgive us, or make a way for us to be saved. This is especially true when we look at how sinful our lives are compared to Gods perfect requirement of NO sin. Do not be deceived, the Bible is clear that Gods standard for us is not other sinful people who we might consider worse sinners than ourselves. Yet regardless of our sin and rebellious nature, God still loves us:  

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.  You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:11-13


He has made a way to be saved for all who will choose to repent and humble themselves. Acceptance of Jesus sacrifice, His payment for our sins, is the only way that satisfies God’s Just Nature and creates a way for us to be saved.  Jesus willingly offered Himself in our place, to pay for our sins. Taking upon Himself our deserved punishment so we could be forgiven. Jesus is the bridge to eternal life:

 

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8

 

What does the Bible say about how to obtain this gift of salvation?

 

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Romans 10:13 

 

because, 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. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. Romans 10:9,10 

 

These verses are quite clear and you should now realize that your salvation rests in your decision. If you desire to confess with your mouth and believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, the Bible is very clear, you will be saved. If this is your desire, cry out to God right now.

The sacrifices God desires are a humble spirit--O God, a humble and repentant heart you will not reject. Psalm 51:17

Are You Ready To Receive Jesus Christ As Your Lord and Savior?
Confess that you are a sinner. Repent (turn from your own ways and trust God). We have included a small prayer next but the words are not as important as your heart. The Bible speaks of our relationship with God as a marriage and we have been the unfaithful partner. Consider what you might say to a your spouse or best friend if you wanted them back after rejecting them and being unfaithful. Just cry out from your heart right now, Pray to God to have the Spirit of His son, Jesus Christ, come dwell inside your heart. And with that, you can receive the gift of God’s grace and a promise of life spent in heaven after your life here on earth. Here is a simple prayer you can say to receive Christ:

“Father, I confess that I am a sinner. I believe that Jesus Christ died for my sins on the cross and was raised for my justification. I do now receive and confess Him as my personal Savior.”

If you prayed that prayer with a sincere heart, you are now a child of God. We encourage you to prayerfully seek a local church that will assist you in growing as a new Christian by the clear teaching of the Bible.

 


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Read it here if you just accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior.

Welcome to the family of God. This is not the end but the beginning. Now that you have been justified, declared righteous before God by your faith in Jesus, your exciting journey has just begun.  You have crossed over from death to life. Now to grow in your new faith and experience all that God wants you to have, you must read the Bible and take time for God, renewing your mind. Get involved with some other true believers.

Review our site and utilize the free tools NEW BELIEVERS RESOURCES to learn more about your new faith. Based on THE EVIDENCE there is no belief more reasonable.  Learning the facts will show you how little faith you really need to believe and give you great faith at the same time.

One very easy way to review the evidence for Gods existence and identity is to read a free book by faithwriters.com entitled: Gravity - True For Your But Not For Me.

Gravity is also available FOR FREE in multiple text formats including Kindle here at Amazon and here at SmashWords.


 

Read here if still have questions before you can decide.


If you still have questions before you make your decision. Take the time to review our site. Based upon the factual evidence there is no  belief more reasonable. Here are some tips to make finding what you need on our site easier.

1) If you do not truthfully understand why you need Jesus, why you need a savior, we can help. 

GO HERE and take a simple test found under "Wake Up Call".

Just like a diagnosis of a deadly disease will compel you to seek a cure, understanding the correct diagnosis of your moral condition before God, will compel you to seek the solution.

2) If you have questions about God. We have much information about the evidence for Christianity on our site. We have also written a book for skeptics and believers. "Gravity" goes over the overwhelming evidence for Gods existence and identity. It has had some great reader reviews and is an easy way to examine an overview of the facts,  and it is free. Read Gravity - True For Your But Not For Me.