|Salvation is a free gift from God through his son Jesus Christ and it's availible for everyone, regardless of who you are. Salvation is given to those who believe in God's son Jesus Christ, confesses him as lord and is baptized. Since we all sin, more or less we can't earn salvation through our good works. Salvation a gift to recieve for those who believe. It's because of Jesus's sacrifice on the cross and God's love and mercy that we can be saved and get eternal life. Jesus died and took the punishment for our sins. But Jesus resurrected and defeated death. Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He lives today.
Text: Carl Grinde Photo: pixabay.com Date: June 19 2015
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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
There is a meaning of life. God has created us, He loves us.
God created us humans in His image to be like him, to be his beloved friends and to enjoy life in the wonderful creation he has made. The Bible say that we humans is the crown of the creation. God wants friendship with you! You are very precious to God. God loves you.
Love consists in this: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
1 John 4:10
Why do we need salvation? Why do we need Jesus?
For all have sinned, and have lost the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believes in Jesus.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
We are saved through faith Jesus Christ
Gud loves us even when we are sinners and our fellowship with God is assured by God's initiative.
God wants to forgive our sins and this is possible because of His son Jesus Christ, that he freely sacrified himself in our place. Jesus Christ, God's holy sacrificial lamb, God's son died by crucifixion and took the punishment for our sins. Jesus defeated death and resurrected. His life and victory lasts forever. We are saved by faith in Jesus Christ.
Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Not of works, that no one should boast.
This Jesus has God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God and is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known.
"I am the gate; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.
Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
Wherefore God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:
That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and said to them, Peace be to you.
And when he had so said, he showed to them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad, when they saw the Lord.
Then Jesus said to them again, Peace be to you: as my Father has sent me, even so send I you.
And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, Receive the Holy Ghost:
And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:
But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you might have life through his name.
Confess Jesus Christ as your Lord with your mouth.
Believe in your heart that he died for your sins and that God raised him from the dead.
For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
“And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge before the angels of God,
I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.
You must be born again and be baptised
To be baptized and born again means that you are a new creation with eternal life in Jesus Christ through the mercy and faith in him. You have Jesus Christ as your lord, savior, master, God and idol and you want to live after His commandments, and his ideals. The old sinful man has died and a new human is born, A human with eternal life! Confess your sins to God and repent of your sins, turn away from sin. As Jesus said: Go and sin no more.
Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a man is born again, he can't see the kingdom of God.
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a man is born of water and of the Spirit, he can't enter into the kingdom of God.
Pictures on Christian baptism
Then Peter said to 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.
If you love me, keep my commandments.
Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”
For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”
And Jesus answered him, “It is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”
Confess Jesus as your Lord
If you confess Jesus as your Lord you admit that he has the right to rule over you. You say that he is your master. A natural consequence of this is that you live according to his teachings. Otherwise Jesus is not your Lord. Otherwise you yourself is your own Lord. I can't think of anything better than to be friends with God's own son. I absolutely say YES! to Jesus. Yes Lord!
Synonyms for Lord:
commandant, commander, general, master, governor, king, majesty, royal, leader, boss, chief, overlord, emperor, royalty, ruler, sovereign, superior, judge
You are my friends if you do what I command you.
Names on Messiah, Christ - The Anointed One
Christ, Jesus Christ, Yeshua Hamashiach (Hebrew), Good Shepherd, King of Kings, Lamb of God, Lord, Lord of Lords, Prince of Peace, Redeemer, Savior, Son of Man, Son of God, Emmanuel, Light of the world
Promise of the Holy Spirit - the Helper
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and you shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.
And hope does not disappoint us; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us.
We are saved by grace through faith because God loves us. He wants us. We are His creation, His children. Created in His image.
Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
This is the first and great commandment.
And the second is like it, You shall love your neighbour as yourself.
God will come into your life
I have left a sinful life behind me. I now live for Jesus. The latest year I have felt His presence in my life. I get practical help in my daily life. I pray morning, noon (one hour) and in the evening. I read the Bible every week. God has helped me to overcome my daily sins I used to do. And if I fall, I ask God for forgiveness and help and He gets me up on my feet again.
This is true: He gives me daily help, I know this. I have seen it. Through faith in Jesus Christ I'm born again. Thank God! All glory to God the Father, Jesus Christ his Son and the Holy Spirit.
Great worship songs
Now to Him Just As I Am A Shield About Me Rain Down The Rapture Song (Take Me Home) Hear the Call of the Kingdom Great Is the Lord Almighty Christ in Me Arise I Have Seen The Light We need Jesus I Won't Be Satisfied On Bended Knee I Come