Salvation

The Bible is very clear on how one can be saved. Please read the following and pray the prayer at the end.

We all need to make a conscious decision to receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour and in John 1:12 the Bible says: "But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name" (NKJ)

We need to understand that every one of us are born sinners and have sinned somehow, somewhere, sometime during our lives and therefore come short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, (NKJ)

Furthermore the Bible states in Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (NKJ) That means that if we keep on sinning, we remain dead spiritually. But thank God that He gave us His Son Jesus Christ so that we can receive eternal life. John 3:16 says "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (NKJ)

In Romans 5:8 the Bible says that God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

We need to realize that Jesus desires that all of us enter into a blood covenant with Him by personally accepting His death on our behalf. This is His covenant of love. Matthew 26:28 "For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. (NKJ)

Jesus wants us to walk in the light. Meaning that we should live a life of holiness and purity. In 1 John 1:7 we read that if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. (NKJ)

The question still remains: How do we deal with the sin we have committed? 1 John 1:9 says: "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (NKJ) This means that we should ask God to forgive us our sins and He will cleanse us from all unrighteousness. By confessing our sins to Him we will receive forgiveness of our sins.

Romans 10:9-10 tells us exactly what to do to be saved. If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

When you believe in your heart and confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus Christ the Bible says we will be saved. Romans 10:13 For "whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved." (NKJ)

Here is an example of what to Pray
Jesus, today I, (your name), accept You as my Lord and Saviour.

I believe Your Word (John 3:16) "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."

Thank you for dying in my place, wash me with Your Blood and forgive me all my sins, as I forgive everyone who sinned against me.

I confess with my mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in my heart that God has raised Him from the dead. For with the heart I believe unto righteousness, and with my mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Write my name in the Lamb's Book of Life and fill me with Your Holy Spirit.

I know that I am Your child because Your Word says so in John 1:12 and I will never have to doubt it.

AMEN

Congratulations! You have just made the most important decision you will ever make. (The decision to become a Christian) This decision will impact your life here on earth as well as after your death.

Mankind consists of spirit, body and soul. When you received Jesus Christ into you life, He cleansed you of all sin, your spirit is now Born Again, the old spiritual being is now dead, you are now a new creation in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:17).

The road ahead is an important part of your walk with Jesus Christ. Just like a baby learning to take his/her first steps, so will your experience be spiritually.

Here are a few helpful guidelines:

  1. Begin to talk to God. Talking to God is called 'prayer'. Talk to God in the same way you share with someone you trust. God loves to hear from you.
  2. Get yourself a Holy Bible. Begin reading the inspired Word of God. We suggest you start with the book of John.
  3. Find a good Bible-believing Church. (We suggest a Home Cell based Church) Attending Church and fellowshipping with fellow Christians will help you grow in your faith. If you need assistance in finding such a Church, click here to view Cell Church International's database.
  4. Join a Home Cell group. A Home Cell is a small group of Christians who gather together in someone’s home, usually once a week. This is a time of fellowship with God and one another. A part of the meeting is spent talking around God’s Word, sharing life changing principles to help you grow. If you need assistance in finding a suitable Home Cell, please contact us.
  5. Share your experience with others.
 
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