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How to Become a Christian

The “good news” of God’s Word tells us that…

We are all sinners.

The Bible says that “there is none righteous, no not one” (Romans 3:10) and that “all have sinned” (Romans 3:3). Nobody is so good that he or she does not need a Savior.

We cannot do enough good to get to heaven.

The Bible says that “all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags” (Isaiah 64:6), an image of the leprosy-tainted, stinking cloth binding of a leper’s sores. “There shall in no wise enter into [heaven] anything that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie, but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life” (Revelation 21:27).

Without Christ we will go to hell.

The Bible says that “the wicked shall be turned into hell” (Psalm 9:17).

But there is hope for us!

We can find peace with God.

The Bible says, “While we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified [that is, declared not guilty] by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him” (Romans 5:8-9).

We can ask Christ to save us.

“Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved” (Romans 10:13).

We can pray this prayer.

Dear Lord, I know I am a sinner and deserve to go to hell. But I believe You died for me and paid for all my sins. Please come into my heart right now and forgive my sins and make me Your child forever. Thank You, Lord Jesus for saving me, as You said You would. Amen.

We can know that we have been saved.

“These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God that ye may know that ye have eternal life” (1 John 5:13).

If you just now have received Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord, believing in these promises and praying with a sincere heart to be saved, we would love to hear from you and help you get settled in your new life with God. Whatever Christ-honoring church you now attend or begin to attend, we want to rejoice with you and send you some materials to further ground your decision in Scripture. Please contact us so that we can make this help available to you. Also, be sure to tell someone today what the Lord has done for you. Should you desire help from our pastor, you may contact him either by phone number or e-mail.