You were created with a purpose: God created us for fellowship. When Adam and Eve were in the Garden of Eden, God frequently communed with them “in the cool of the evening.” When Adam sinned the relationship man enjoyed with God was broken and ever since we have experienced an emptiness that only God can fill. Jesus came to earth on a mission. That mission was to restore the relationship between man and God and He did just that. If you have tried everything to find something that can satisfy your soul and have come up short, I’d like to invite you to try God. I believe that a restored relationship with Him will satisfy your longing and make you feel complete. The following eight steps will lead you into a relationship with God and transform you into a true Christian.
You must realize that no one is good enough.
“… There is none righteous, no, not one:” – Romans 3:10
You must accept the fact that even you are a sinner.
“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God…” (Romans 3:23)
You must know that God loves you, even though you have failed Him.
” But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us”. – Romans 5:8
You must see that a price must be paid for your sin.
“For the wages of sin is death…” (Romans 6:23)
“… and without shedding of blood is no remission. [of sin]” – Heb. 9:22
You must realize that Jesus paid the price!
“… but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23)
“But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8)
You must repent of your sin (turn away from your sin).
“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.” – Mark 1:15
You must ask Christ to save you.
“For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” ?(Romans 10:13)
Believe and confess
“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. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” – Romans 10:9-10
Are you willing to ask Jesus to be your Savoir? Then please ask Him to come into your heart with the following prayer:
“Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner. I deserve to go to hell. But you said you would save me if I would call upon you. Please forgive me of all my sins and accept me as your child. Thank you for saving me! Help me now to live for you. Amen.”