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JESUS IS LORD!!

When are you going to let JESUS DO IT FOR YOU?

ImageALL THESE AGONIZING YEARS,.   Frank Sinatra, sang” HE DID IT HIS WAY?”?  I wonder if Frank had another chance?//Would he still say HE DID IT HIS WAY? only He and the man knows the answer to the question?  Who am I?wE KNOW ONE THING?//GOD SAYS THE ONLY WAY TO THE CROSS IS THROUGH HIS SONJESUS Christ.  No other way MS Oprah, no other way!!  Being good doesn’t do it! Going to Church, giving millions to the poor don’t either.  All they may be by-products of following Christ, only Jesus and his work at Calvary and his resurrection is what gives us life,,,,If it wasn’t for his resurrection on the third day, we would still be in a heap of trouble. So read the following slowly if you wish?  It explains what a person must do  to be accepted by Jesus, Don’t become flustered.. We have eternity to get it all figured out…Just put all your faith, hope and belief in one person,,JESUS CHRIST.  HE IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE.  AMEN

Why is it that most people are not experiencing the abundant life? Because…

 


Principle 2:

All of us sin and our sin has separated us from God.


We Are Sinful “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” 3

We were created to have fellowship with God; but, because of our stubborn self-will, we chose to go our own independent way, and fellowship with God was broken. This self-will, characterized by an attitude of active rebellion or passive indifference, is evidence of what the Bible calls sin.

We Are Separated “The wages of sin is death” [spiritual separation from God]. 4

This diagram illustrates that God is holy and people are sinful. A great gulf separates us. The arrows illustrate that we are continually trying to reach God and the abundant life through our own efforts, such as a good life, philosophy, or religion — but we inevitably fail.

The third law explains the only way to bridge this gulf…

 


Principle 3:

Jesus Christ is God’s only provision for our sin. Through Him we can know and experience God’s love and plan for our life.


He Died in Our Place “God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” 5

He Rose From the Dead “Christ died for our sins…He was buried…He was raised on the third day, according to the Scriptures…He appeared to Peter, then to the twelve. After that He appeared to more than five hundred…” 6

He Is the Only Way to God “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me.'” 7

This diagram illustrates that God has bridged the gulf which separates us from Him by sending His Son, Jesus Christ, to die on the cross in our place to pay the penalty for our sins.

It is not enough just to know these three principles…

 


Principle 4:

We must individually receive Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; then we can know and experience God’s love and plan for our lives.


We Must Receive Christ “As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name.” 8

We Receive Christ Through Faith “By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast.” 9

When We Receive Christ, We Experience a New Birth

We Receive Christ by Personal Invitation [Christ speaking] “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him.” 10

Receiving Christ involves turning to God from self (repentance) and trusting Christ to come into our lives to forgive our sins and to make us what He wants us to be. Just to agree intellectually that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that He died on the cross for your sins is not enough. Nor is it enough to have an emotional experience. You receive Jesus Christ by faith, as an act of the will.

These two circles represent two kinds of lives:

Which circle best describes your life?

Which circle would you like to have represent your life?

The following explains how you can receive Christ:

You can receive Christ right now by faith through prayer

Prayer is talking to God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart. The following is a suggested prayer:

“Lord Jesus, I need You. Thank You for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord. Thank You for forgiving my sins and giving me eternal life. Take control of the throne of my life. Make me the kind of person You want me to be.”

If this prayer expresses the desire of your heart, then you can pray this prayer right now and Christ will come into your life, as He promised.

Does this prayer express the desire of your heart?

 

Yes, I just asked Jesus into my life »

 

I may want to ask Jesus into my life, but I have a question I would like answered first »

 

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