The Four

These four points explain how you can begin a relationship with God, right now...

GOD LOVES ME

God totally loves you! His love is boundless and unconditional. The love of God has shown itself through Jesus Christ. This loving God can be experienced, He is real and He wants nothing more than for you to experience His love personally and to discover the purpose of your life in your relationship with Him.

God is love. (1 John 4:16)

You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand. (Psalms 16:11)

I LIVE APART FROM GOD

Unfortunately, we do not experience God’s love because we ignore Him. We search everywhere for meaning and fulfillment – but not with God. We don’t trust Him and do not think that He wants the best for us. Going our own way and the selfish actions that result from it are what the Bible calls sin. Sin damages and destroys our relationships with others. Sin keeps us from living the fulfilling life that God intends for us.

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

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

JESUS GAVE EVERYTHING FOR ME

Our sin and our selfish actions do not stop God from loving us. He even became a human being in Jesus Christ and gave His life for us. He took our place on the cross, bearing all the consequences of sin Himself. Jesus died – but He rose to life again. He offers us peace with God and a personal relationship with Him. Through faith in Jesus, we can experience God’s love daily, discover our purpose, and have eternal life after death.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. (John 3:16)

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. (1 Peter 3:18)

WILL I CHOOSE TO FOLLOW JESUS?

God has already done everything to show us how much He loves us. Through Jesus Christ, He offers us fulfillment and eternal life. We can talk to God directly – we call it “prayer” – to ask for forgiveness for living our lives without Him.

We can choose to live with God by trusting Jesus Christ from now on. How will you decide?

Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. (John 1:12)

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. (Revelation 3:20)


I may want to respond to Jesus, but I have a question I would like answered first...

A PRAYER YOU CAN SAY
 
If you want to, you can say this simple prayer:
 
"Dear God, thank You for loving me. I realize that I have lived without You until now. I’m really sorry about that. Jesus Christ, thank You for forgiving me for going my own way and for all my sins and that You died for me and rose from the dead. I want to trust You, and I ask You: Come into my life. Be my Savior and Lord. Let me experience Your love and Your good intentions for my life. I thank You. Amen."
 
 
 

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