How to Receive God's Gift of Eternal
Life and Spend Eternity in Heaven
Five things you need to know. . .
1. Eternal Life is a Free Gift
the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
It is not earned
or deserved. No amount of personal effort, good works, or religious deeds can earn a place in heaven for you.
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
9 Not of works, lest any man
It has to be this way because. . .
2. Man is a Sinner and Cannot Save Himself
all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Sin is anything that we DO that God has
told us NOT to do, or anything we DON'T DO that God has told us to do.
ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Because God's standard is so
high (perfect), man cannot save himself. This creates a problem because. .
3. God is Merciful and God is Just
God doesn't want to punish us.
1 John 4:8
. . .God
God must punish sin. He says,
.(I) will by no means clear the guilty. . .
God solved this problem for us in the person
of. . .
4. Jesus Christ - He Died for Our Sins
Who is He?
beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
What did He do?
commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
This gift is received by. . .
5. Faith - Trusting in Jesus Christ Alone for
. . .Believe
on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved. . .
Would you like to receive the gift of eternal
life that Jesus died on the cross to give you?
If your answer is, "Yes!", you can call
on Him right now and ask Him for this wonderful gift that He offers freely to you.
Here is a suggested prayer:
"Lord Jesus Christ, I know I am a sinner
and do not deserve eternal life. But, I believe You died and rose from the grave to purchase a place in heaven for me. Lord
Jesus, come into my life; take control of my life; forgive my sins and save me. I repent of my sins and now place my trust
in You for my salvation. I accept the free gift of eternal life."
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