If anyone hears my voice and opens the
will come in and eat with him, and he with me."
Right now Jesus is standing at the door. Only
you can open the door into your life.
鸞so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that
him shall not perish but have eternal life"
"Light of the
By W. Holman Hunt
God loves you and
all humans. He wants to blessyourlifeandmake it full and complete. He offers you not only an abundant life
hereand now, but a life which is eternal 詳 veryownlife.Believewithallyour heart that Jesus Christ died for you to provide deliverance
from your sins, for all of us are sinful.
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If we continue in sin, the result will be spiritual death, which is
separation from God forever. You have the alternative to receive pardon
for sin and everlasting life, as a free gift from God.
Christ paid the penalty
God demonstrates his own love for us in this: while we were still sinners,
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Salvation is a free gift
it is by grace you have been saved, through faiththis not from
yourselves, it is the gift of Godﴠby works, so that no one can
is at your heartयor
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not only died for you; but He wants to save you. Jesus Christ the Redeemer
is standing at the door of your heart, that is, the door of emotions,
intellect, and will. Invite Him in.
You must receive Him
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When you receive Christ into your heart, you become a child of God and
have the privilege of talking to Him on a personal level about anything at
any place at any time. Christian life is personal relationship with God
through Jesus Christ.
What must you do?
1.Admit you are a sinner.
2.Be willing to repent and turn from sin.
3.Believe that Jesus Christ died for you on the
4.Through prayer, invite Jesus Christ into your
heart to take control
of your life and receive Him as your personal Savior and
Dear Father in Heaven,
I know I am a sinner in need of Your forgiveness.
I am willing to
I believe that Jesus Christ paid the penalty for my sin by dying in
I open my heart to the Redeemer Jesus Christ and invite Him into
and life as my personal Savior and Lord.
I am willing by Your help to follow and obey Jesus as the Lord of
now, when you opened your heart to Jesus, your sins were forgiven
(Colossians 1:14). You became a son of God (John1:12). You were made heir
to all of Godࢬessings (Romans 8:16-17). You now possess abundant
life (John10:10) and everlasting life (John3:16). You are saved and have
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半 who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so
that you may know that you have eternal life.ﺰ>
not trust your feelings, which changes. Instead take God at His Word and
believe His promises. Memorize 1John 5:12-13 given above and repeat it
when doubts arise. You possess what you confess. You should say with
received Jesus Christ. On the authority of His Word, I have eternal
are a few important requisites for living and growing in Christ
1.Read the Bible Daily.
at two chapters daily. Begin by reading through the Gospel of Luke at
least a chapter a day, then Act
of Apostles, some of
Letters beforereturning to
the Gospels of Matthew, MarkandJohn.AfteryoucompleteoneroundofreadingtheNewTestament, read the Old Testament from Genesis onwards a chapter aday till the end, in addition to a chapter from the New Testament. Take extra time to read the Psalms and Proverbs.
Pray for understanding. Ifyourequireexplanationasksomeone who has deep
faith in Biblical Christianity.
God for what He has given you both good and bad, praise God for what He
what he has done,worship God for allwhatHe is.Express your love for Him, seek His forgives for your weaknesses
namingyour sins, forgivethose who have hurt youand
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them.PresentyourneedsandtrustHimtomeetthem.Pray for your country, community and church. Be still before God
and let Him speak to you, perhaps through the Bible or perhaps in your
heart. Thank God, believing your prayers have
Attend Church Regularly
AttendChurch Servicesasoftenaspossible, listentotheWord of God when ever opportunityarises,
fellowship with others and discuss Scriptures.
more you give yourselves in service to others, the more you will enjoy the
life in Christ.
5.Learn to Conquer Doubts, Temptations and Worries.
doubts arise, remember you have become a child of God by His mercy and
repeat 1John 5:12-13.Whentemptationscome, pray (Matthew 26:41)andstrengthenyourselveswith Scriptures. When worried, remember that the Bible says that,
we need not be anxious and that God will take care of you, if you seek
Kingdom (Matthew 6:33-34).
6.Learn the Blessings of Suffering
diseases and distresses of all kinds have a new perspective when you have
Jesus in your life.
produces perseverance, character and hope, which never disappoints you (Romans
come so thatyourfaith may
be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor whenJesus
Christ is revealed (1 Peter 1:7).
7.Witness Your Redeemer Jesus
with others your life in Christ by words and deeds is the best way to grow
in Christ and an
Quotations: Holy Bible, New International Version ṷ3 International