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4 Steps to Salvation. Step 1. Salvation Needed. Why Does a person Need to become a Christian?. . . .because of SIN. What is Sin?. Sin is doing anything that breaks God’s laws. Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness. 1 John 3:4 (NIV).

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Step 1

Salvation Needed

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Sin is doing anything that breaks God’s laws.

Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.

1 John 3:4 (NIV)

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Sin is anything we say that is displeasing to God.

But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Matt 12:36-37 NKJV

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Sin is anything we think that is displeasing to God.

The thought of foolishness is sin:. . .

Prov 24:9 KJV

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Sin is not doing some things we should do.

Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.

James 4:17 NKJV

sin is universal
Sin is Universal
  • Rom 3:23 says, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
  • According to this verse who sins?

EVERYONE!!!

review if sin is
Review - If Sin is:
  • Breaking God’s laws
  • Thinking that does not please God
  • Words that are not pleasing to God
  • Not doing the good we know to do. . .

It is pretty EASY to SIN!

what are the consequences of our sin
What are the Consequences of our sin?
  • Sin MUST be punished by a perfect and good GOD

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.Rom 6:23NKJV

do you know what the word wages means
Do you know what the word WAGES means?
  • Wages are what we get for what we do
rom 6 23 for the wages of sin is death
Rom 6:23 For the wages of sin is death. . .

So our wages(what we get for what we do) for our sin is death.

the only punishment god has for sin is the death penalty
The only punishment God has for SIN is the death penalty.
  • Death for sin is not about dying physically
  • It refers to a placed we call Hell

14 Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. 15 And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire.

Rev 20:14-15 NKJV

the good news is god loves you
The good news is. . .GOD LOVES YOU!
  • God does not want you to die for your sin
  • God does not want you to go to Hell
review
REVIEW:
  • People NEED to be saved because of SIN!
  • Everyone Sins
  • The punishment for Sin is death, or the place the Bible calls Hell
  • God loves us and does not want us to have to die for our sin and go to Hell
salvation provided
SALVATION PROVIDED

STEP 2

God Loves us!

He did something to help us!

He provided for our salvation.

god loves you
GOD LOVES YOU!
  • God provided for our salvation by sending His son into this world.
  • He sent His son to be our Savior.

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

John 3:16-17 NKJV

who is god s son
Who is God’s Son?
  • Jesus
  • Jesus is God’s Son whom God sent to save the world from their sin
jesus lived the perfect life
Jesus lived the perfect life
  • Because Jesus is God He is the only person who never sinned.
  • Heb 4:15 For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. NKJV
  • Because He had no sin of His own He did not have to be punished for sin.
  • Because He had no sin, He could take the punishment I deserved for My Sin upon himself.
jesus died for your sins
Jesus Died for your sins
  • Jesus died on the cross
  • For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 1 Cor 15:3 NKJV
  • He died for your sins!
jesus arose from the dead
Jesus arose from the dead!
  • Jesus defeated death and hell
  • His resurrection promises us everlasting life!
jesus ascended to heaven and is there preparing a place for us
Jesus Ascended to Heavenand is there preparing a place for us!
  • "Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.2 In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. John 14:1-3 NKJV
jesus is coming again someday
Jesus is coming again someday!
  • . . . if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. John 14:3
jesus is present now in his holy spirit and wants to come into your heart
Jesus is present nowin His Holy Spirit and wants to Come into your Heart!
  • 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” Matt 18:20 NKJV
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Review:
  • Why do we need to be saved?
  • Because of Sin!
  • How did God provide for our Salvation?
  • He sent Jesus Christ to be our Savior.
step 3 salvation offered
Step 3Salvation Offered
  • How does God offer His salvation to Us?
salvation is a free gift
Salvation is a free gift!
  • Do you like gifts for birthdays or Christmas?
god has a gift he wants us to have
God has a gift He wants us to have!
  • 23 For the wages of sin is death, but thegiftof God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.Rom 6:23 NKJV
god s gift is eternal life
God’s GIFT is Eternal Life!
  • That means we life for ever and ever.
  • That is a long long time.
god has a gift for you that he wants you to take
God has a gift for you that He wants you to take!
  • His gift is everlasting life.
  • He wants us to receive it.
  • The problem is that this gift is invisible, but is very real.
how do we receive this invisible gift from god
How do we receive this invisible gift from God?
  • Repentance Toward God!
  • FAITH in Jesus Christ!
the bible says
The Bible Says:

10 For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.

2 Cor 7:10-11 NKJV

  • There are two kinds of sorrow
  • One is worldly sorrow
  • The other is Godly sorrow
worldly sorrow means
Worldly Sorrow means:
  • You were sorry you got caught, but you did not change your mind about your sin, you would do it again.
  • That sorrow is of the world
  • It leads to death, God’s punishment on sin.
godly sorrow means
Godly Sorrow means:
  • We are truly sorry for our sin
  • We want to change…
    • our habit,
    • our attitude,
    • our actions,
    • our behavior!
so repentance means
So Repentance Means:
  • To be sorry for our sin, but it is more...
  • It means to be sorry and to tell God you are sorry for your sins, but it still means more…
  • It means to say we are sorry and to turn toward God and start living to please Him!
so what is faith
SO . . .WHAT IS FAITH?
  • Faith is resting on God’s promise.
  • (Like sitting on a chair)
  • Faith is taking God at His Word.
  • (Like jumping into a Fireman’s net)
  • Faith is trusting God to do what He said.
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The Bible Says:
  • 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. Eph 2:8-10 NKJV
god offers us salvation as a free gift
God offers us salvation As a free Gift!
  • We receive this gift by repentance toward God for our sins . . .
  • . . .and faith in Jesus Christ as our Savior.
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Review:
  • Why do we need to be saved?
  • Because of Sin!
  • How did God provide for our Salvation?
  • He sent Jesus Christ to be our Savior.
  • How does God offer salvation to us?
  • As a free Gift!
  • How do we receive that gift?
  • By repentance toward God and faith in Jesus Christ.
step4 salvation accepted
STEP4SALVATION ACCEPTED

Salvation Accepted

Salvation Offered - A Free Gift

Salvation Provided - Jesus Christ

Salvation Needed - Because of Sin

the question of the day
The Question of the Day:
  • Do you want God’s gift of salvation?
what is prayer
What is prayer?
  • Prayer is talking to God.
  • Prayer is telling God
    • how we feel…
    • what we believe…
    • what we need…
    • what we want.
through prayer we express our faith to god and call on him
Through Prayer we express our faith to God and call on Him.
  • 13 For "whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.” Rom 10:13 NKJV
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The Bible Says:
  • 16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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17 For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
  • John 3:17
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18 "He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. John 3:19
this could be the most important choice you ever make
THIS COULD BE THE MOST IMPORTANT CHOICE YOU EVER MAKE!
  • Your Mother can not be saved for you!
  • Your Father can not trust in Jesus for you!
  • The Preacher can not Believe in Jesus for you!
  • You can not get saved by the actions of another person!
  • YOU and You alone must make that choice.
does this make sense to you
Does this make sense to You?
  • Have you sinned?
  • Do you believe Jesus Died for your sin?
  • Do you believe you need to be saved.
  • Do you want to receive His gift of salvation?
consider this
Consider this!
  • If you have prayed to receive Jesus you do not need to do it again.
  • We do not want you to pray to be saved unless you really meant it.
  • Do not pray it because someone else does, do it only if you want to.
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If you have never asked Jesus to save you, would like to do that today? Just bow your head and say this prayer.
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Jesus, I know I have sinned.
  • I am sorry for my sins and ask you to forgive me.
  • Come into my heart today and save me.
  • I believe you died for me.
  • I believe you arose from the grave and can save me today.
  • I trust you will do what you said you would do. AMEN
if you prayed to receive jesus the bible says that the angels in heaven are rejoicing right now
If You Prayed to receive Jesus, the Bible says that the angels in heaven are rejoicing right now!
  • 10 Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."
  • Luke 15:10 NKJV
congratulations
Congratulations!
  • If you just prayed to receive Jesus you might want to check out the site “What Next?” under the Good News tab on our web site.
share your decision or prayer request with us
Share your decision or prayer request with us.
  • We would like to hear from you. If you prayed to receive Christ or if you used this site to share Christ with your child or a friend, e-mail us at:
  • countryestatesbaptist@hotmail.com
  • May the Lord bless you!