is a gracious gift from God. The definition of "grace"
is "unmerited divine
assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification".
In other words, it is a gift given to someone that has done nothing
to deserve it.
all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God"
penalty for sin is death according to Romans
the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through
Jesus Christ our Lord"
great news is that Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins and
on the third day. We have the opportunity right here and now, to
accept the gift of
salvation and enjoy eternal life in heaven when we die. According
to Romans 5:8 (KJV)
God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us"
faith, we can accept salvation. According to
Romans 10:9-10 (KJV)
"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"
you are ready to make a decision to follow Jesus, just pray this
Lord, I know that I am a sinner. If I died today, I would not go
to heaven. I confess with my mouth, and I believe in my heart that
God raised Jesus from the dead Forgive my sins, come into my life
and be my Savior. Help me live for you from this day forward.
In Jesus Name, Amen.