How Can I Know Christ

How Can I Become a Christian?

God loves you and has a great plan for your life

"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life."....John 3:16
Christ said, "...I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full."....John 10:10

Man is sinful and separate from God

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God."....Romans 3:23

Sin has a penalty which must be paid

"For the wages of sin is Death..."....Romans 6:23
"Just as a man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment..."....Hebrews 9:27

Jesus Christ has paid the penalty for your sin

"But God demonstrated His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."....Romans 5:8
"God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that we might become the righteousness of God."....II Corinthians 5:21

Salvation is a free gift

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that no one can boast."....Ephesians 2:8-9

You must receive Jesus Christ

Jesus answered, "I am the way, the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father except through me."....John 14:6
"Yet all who received Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God."....John 1:12
Jesus said, "Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me."....Revelation 3:20

You can have assurance of Salvation

Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life."....John 6:47 "And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life."
....I John 5:11-13