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glory of God."

Romans 3:10 - "As it is written, There is none righteous, no,
not one."
Everyone is born a sinner. No one is perfect. No one has
lived up to God's perfect standard.

SECOND, you must accept that as a sinner you owe a
penalty.

Romans 6:23 - "For the wages of sin is death..."

Ezekiel 18:4 -"The soul that sinneth, it shall die."

This death is described in the Bible as the second death, the
lake of fire.

Revelation 20:14 - "Death and hell were cast into the lake of
fire. This is the second death."

If we pay what we owe as sinners, we must spend an
eternity in the lake of fire (Hell).

THIRD, you must accept that Jesus Christ has already paid
your sin debt.

Romans 5:6 -"For when we were yet without strength, in due
time Christ died for the ungodly."

Hebrews 2:9b -"...that he by the grace of God should taste
death for every man."

Christ was not a sinner and the Bible teaches that God took
all of our sin and placed it on Christ. While Christ was
bearing all our sins in His own body, God punished Him in
our place to pay the debt we owe. This is not something
God promised to do. It is something that God has already
done.

John 3:16 -"For God so loved the world, that he gave his
only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should
not perish, but have everlasting life."

2 Corinthians 5:21 -"He hath made him to be sin for us, who
knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of
God in him."

It is a FACT; Jesus Christ has already paid your sin debt.

FOURTH, you must accept by faith what Jesus Christ did for
you. Ninety times in the Gospel of John the Bible says,
"Believe."

John 3:36 -"He that believeth on the Son of God hath
everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not
see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him."

In this verse, Jesus divides the world into two groups: those
who believe and those who do not believe on Jesus Christ.
Those who believe have everlasting life, and those who
believe not shall not see life.

The word believe means to trust, to depend on, to rely on.
To believe on the Lord Jesus Christ means that you accept
the fact that you are a sinner, that as a sinner, you owe the
sin penalty and that Jesus Christ died on the cross to pay
the debt you owe. But it means going one step further. It
means that you will completely trust Christ to get you to
Heaven - that you will put the matter of your salvation in His
hands and depend on Him for everlasting life.

The moment you do this, God promises you are not
condemned but have everlasting life and you shall never
perish.

John 5:24 -"Verily, verily, I say unto you. He that heareth my
word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting
life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed
from death unto life."

If you will trust Jesus Christ as your Saviour, pray this
simple prayer:

Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner, and I deserve to pay
my own sin debt, but I do believe that You died for me to
pay the debt that I owe. Today, the best I know how, I trust
you as my Saviour. I will depend on You from this moment
for my salvation. Now help me to live for you and to be a
good Christian. AMEN.

If you have read this and trusted Christ as your personal
Lord and Saviour, please email us at
RensfordBaptistChurch@yahoo.com
Rensford Independent Missionary Baptist Church