How To Be SavedThe Gospel of Jesus Christ (The Good News)
Our whole reason for serving as missionaries to Paraguay is the painful truth that many people there have never heard the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The painful truth is that we are separated from God by our sin; our relationship with God has been broken. The glorious, saving truth is that God has made a way for us to be brought back into a relationship with Him! God wants all of us to be saved from Hell, but how? If you’re even reading this page, you must have at least a little interest in gospel truth. Please consider the following:
Understand Your Condition
You are a sinner.
Romans 3:23—“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.”
You do not deserve to go to heaven.
Romans 6:23—“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
Understand What Christ Has Done for You
Christ died for your sins.
Romans 5:8—“But God commendeth [showed] his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
He was buried and rose again.
1 Corinthians 15:3–4—“For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures.”
Call on Christ to Save You!
Recognize you cannot earn your own salvation.
Ephesians 2:8–9—“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.”
Turn to Christ in repentance of your sin.
2 Peter 3:9—“The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.”
Believe on Jesus Christ to save you from your sins.
Acts 16:31—“And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.”
Receive Him by faith.
John 1:12—“But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.”
Romans 10:13—“For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”