Accepting Christ...It’s as easy as A-B-C!
A: ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR SIN
(Rom. 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.)
Everyone has sinned - done wrong. No one is perfect and we all will fall short of God’s standard of righteousness - no one will get into heaven on their own!
B: BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST
(Rom. 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.)
One day we will die and if we die, without accepting Jesus as our Savior we will spend eternity in a horrible place called Hell. But Jesus died on the cross and rose again that we can be saved and spend eternity in Heaven, a wonderful place! The only way we will ever get to Heaven is to ask Jesus to forgive us of our sins and come into our heart to be our personal Savior.
C: CONFESS YOUR SIN
(Rom. 10.9 That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.)
Anyone can be saved no matter what we have done! Understand, there is only one way to Heaven and it is Jesus, God’s son. Would you like to accept Jesus as your Savior and know for sure that when you die you will go to Heaven? If so then ask Jesus to forgive you of your sins and to come into your heart.
(Rom. 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.)
Here’s a sample prayer:
Dear Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I pray that you would forgive me of my sins and come into my heart and be my personal Savior, in Jesus’ name Amen.
Now, if you died right now where would you spend eternity? Heaven, if you accepted Jesus as your personal Savior and you never have to be saved again.
Grace: No matter where we've been, what we've done or how far we've strayed, Jesus is always waiting and wanting to take us back. People and things will fail us, but Jesus will never fail us. Call on his name and he will help, comfort and strengthen you. Ask for forgiveness and repent to be set free... Some times we feel that we've strayed so far and turned away from Jesus for so long that we could never be accepted back. It's because we feel ashamed, dirty or unworthy. This is the great lie that Satan would have us to believe. Satan is the father of lies and deception, His mission is to utterly kill and destroy. It's only by the Grace and the blood of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ that we can be saved from death and destruction. Not one of us is worthy of His saving Grace, but He gives it lovingly and freely, all we have to is go to Him and ask.