The old saying is, "I've got good news and bad news - which do you want first?"

 

Let's have the BAD news first.  If you are old enough to find your way to this website, you are old enough to realize that you are NOT perfect!  Our "imperfections" are what the Bible calls, "sin."  The Bible  plainly states that, "...all have sinned and come short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23) None of us would deny that we indeed have "come short" of God.   The Bible is not saying that we all have committed murder, or robbed a bank, or committed some kind of gross immorality.  We may have done such things, but that is not what makes us sinners.

 

My friend you and I are NOT sinners because we sin, but rather we sin because we ARE sinners!  In other words, it is our very nature to sin.  Honestly now, did anyone have to teach you to be selfish, or lie, or have degrading thoughts?  No, but rather we have to be taught NOT to do such things.  We see then that we ARE sinners by nature.  That is PART of the "Bad News."  The rest of the bad news is that God's Word tells us that, "...the wages of sin is death...." (Roman 6:23) 

 

That means, if I get what I have earned - I will die.  This death is not merely physical death, but spiritual death as well.  The Bible declares that Hell is the, "second death."  So we die physically AND then suffer the second death.  THIS is the, "Bad News!"

 

NOW for the "Good News"

 

The Good News Is That Jesus Christ Paid For Our Sins


All of our sins were laid on Christ on the cross. He paid our sin debt for us. The Lord Jesus Christ died on the cross, and He arose from the dead. He is alive today!

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8

For he hath made him (Jesus) to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. - 2 Corinthians 5:21

 

We Must Personally Pray And Receive Christ By Faith


The Bible says, "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."  Romans 10:13

 

To "call upon" the Lord is to express with our lips what we are feeling in our heart.  Our heart's cry to God would be something LIKE this:


Lord, I know that I am a sinner. If I died today, I would not go to Heaven. I need the salvation you have provided.  I want to change the way I am living and live for you. Forgive my sin, come into my life and be my Savior. Help me live for you from this day forward. In Jesus Name, Amen.

Remember, the Bible says,  For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10:13

 

If you have acted upon this "Good News", please let us know in order that we might share in your happiness at having your sins forgiven!  Also, we desire to be of any help that we can in assisting you in your growth as a child of God.  You may call or write the church, or you can simple contact us through this website.  May the Lord bless you.