Salvation

Thank you for your desire to know more about God's plan of salvation. It's the most important message we can share with you.

The Salvation Message in Simple Language

Salvation - Simple Explaination

God is holy and perfect created everything including us. He created us to be in relationship with him.


 

Salvation - Simple Explaination

However, we have rebelled against God. This rebellion is called sin.

  • Our sin creates a broken relationship with God. When a relationship is broken, it creates a gap.
  • We have a gap between us and God and there is nothing we can do to bridge that gap. No matter how good we try to be, we are still sinners.

 


Salvation - Simple Explaination

But, God loves us so much and want to be in relationship with us that he sent his only son, Jesus.

  • Through his death on the cross and through his resurrection, His cross provides the bridge between us and God.
  • When we turn away from our sin (repent of our sins) and put our faith in Jesus, we cross the bridge.

The Salvation Message Further Explained

Salvation - Long Explaination

God who is holy and perfect created everything including us. He created us to be in relationship with him.

  • In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1
  • Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness." Genesis 1:26
  • And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31

 


Salvation - Long Explaination

However, we have rebelled against God. This rebellion is called sin.

  • Everyone, bar none, have sinned against God.
    • "…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God," Romans 3:23
    • "…as it is written: "'None is righteous, no, not one;'" Romans 3:10

Sin is not a small matter. God says that the penalty for sin is death and damnation in hell.

  • "For the wages of sin is death" Romans 6:23
  • The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers, and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Mathew 13:41-42

No matter how good we try to be, we are still sinners. There is nothing we can do to bridge that gap.

 


Salvation - Long Explaination

But God loves and desires all to be saved.

  • 1Timothy 2:4 "…who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

He loves us so much want to be in relationship with us that he sent his only son, Jesus to pay the full penalty for our sin.

  • But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Rom 5:8
  • But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. Isa 53:5

When we put our faith (our trust) in Jesus, we are saved from the penalty of sin.

  • "…because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." Romans 10:9

We are saved not by what we have done, but what Jesus has done.

  • For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, (9) not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9

 


Salvation - Long Explaination

When you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior, you become a child of God!

  • But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, John 1:12

You are adopted into the family of God and you have the full inheritance which is eternal life with God in heaven.

  • "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. Joh 3:16
  • Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, (26) and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die." John 11:25-26