If you died today, would you go to Heaven or Hell? If you can't say without a doubt, "I'm certain I'm going to Heaven because my sins were paid for by God's Son and forgiven and I've accept God's gift of Salvation" then read on. We have an important message for you.
Everyone dies. The Bible says,"It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment," Hebrews 9:27. When you face that judgment, you will be found guilty of sin ("For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God," Romans 3:23.) unless your sins have been paid for by God's Son, Jesus by his death on the cross. "For God so loved the world, that he have his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life," John 3:16. Accepting God's gift of Salvation is as simple as ABC.
Admit that you have sinned. Romans 3:10 says, “There is none righteous, no, not one.” Romans 3:23 says, “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” Being a sinner means we must die, but God can give eternal life as Romans 6:23 says, “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 5:8, “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
Believe that Jesus died specifically for you. John 3:36, “He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.” Romans 10:10, “For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”
Confess your belief that Jesus died for you. Romans 10:9, “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, though shalt be saved.” Romans 10:13, For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”
Don’t know quite how to pray? God knows your heart. He doesn’t expect you to say everything perfectly, but here are some words to help. Heavenly Father, I know I’m a sinner and deserve to die for my sins. Forgive me of my sins. I believe you sent your Son to die for me on the cross to pay the price of my sin, and I put my trust in you.
Now what? Well, for starters, when someone asks you "If you died today, would you go to Heaven or Hell?" you can answer, "Heaven!" Then let us know of your decision. We want to be an encouragement to you! You can contact Faith Baptist Church at (913)764-3051.