God’s Plan Of Salvation
SEPARATION FROM GOD
Isaiah 59:2 – But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.
Romans 5:8 – But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
According to Romans 5:8, God demonstrated His love for us through the death of His Son. Why did Christ have to die for us? Because Scripture declares all men to be sinful. To “sin” means to miss the mark. The Bible declares “all have sinned and fall short of the glory (the perfect holiness) of God” (Rom. 3:23). In other words, our sin separates us from God who is perfect holiness (righteousness and justice) and God must therefore judge sinful man.
How Do We Receive God’s Son?
Because of what Jesus Christ accomplished for us on the cross, the Bible states “He that has the Son has life.” We can receive the Son, Jesus Christ, as our Savior by personal faith, by trusting in the person of Christ and His death for our sins. Believe through faith that Christ died for you and God raised Him from the dead.
John 3:16-18 – For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
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:
This means we must each come to God the same way:
(1) as a sinner who recognizes his sinfulness
(2) realizes no human works can result in salvation
(3) relies totally on Christ alone by faith alone for our salvation
If you would like to receive and trust Christ as your personal Savior, express your faith in Christ by a simple prayer acknowledging your sinfulness, accept His forgiveness and put your faith in Christ for your salvation. If you have just trusted in Christ, you need to learn about your new life and how to walk with the Lord. Start by studying through the ABCs for Christian Growth available online at www.bible.org. This series will take you step-by-step through some basic truths of God’s Word and will help you build a solid foundation for your faith in Christ.
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