To Be Saved

saved-by-jesus

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not die but have everlasting life.  John 3:16

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;  Romans 3:23

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.  Romans 10:9

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.  Acts 2:38

It seems too simple, too easy sometimes, being forgiven.  Just believe, repent, confess, and ask.  4 simple actions.  It’s not easy though, I know.  It is the most important decision we will ever make, one with eternal consequences.  I can promise you this though, choosing to follow Jesus as your Lord and Savior is the one single decision in your life you do not want to get wrong, and the only decision you are guaranteed never to regret.

Think about it, from before God even began to create our universe, he knew exactly how it was going to go down and he had a plan in place already to save us.  His very first creative act was to create the Light, his only Son, our precious Savior.

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.  Genesis 1:3-4

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.  John 1:1-5

Before there was an Adam or Eve, before the garden, the serpent, there was the Light of the world, the Savior of the world, the only hope of the creation about to come into existence.  Our God is an awesome, mighty, wonderful, wise God who loves us so much he covered us for our sinful nature, our rebellion, pride, anger.  Instead he created the purest form of love, Light, to come and die in our place, take on our sins, at the perfect time then rise form the grave on the third day the first fruits of the resurrection.  Because He lived and died we are are set free when we call upon his name in repentance, acceptance, and faithfulness.  God loved us that much and Jesus loved us enough to do his Father’s will, and suffer for us.  To accept us in all our dirt and brokenness.  Will you accept Him?  He calls out to you, don’t hesitate to answer!

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s