Unchanging Truths

God Loves Us

  • God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.  For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world but in order that the world might be save through him.  John 3:16-17
  • One will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die—but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.  Romans 5:7-8

Why Don’t we  fully experience this love and happiness? We Rebel Against God (We go against His will)

  • There is no distinction:  for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God………Romans 3:22-23
  • They have all turned aside; together they have become corrupt; there is non who does good, not even one.  Psalm 14:3

We Separate Ourselves from God by our sins

  • Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear; but your sins have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you…..Isiah 59:1-2

We Cannot Solve This Problem Ourselves

  • Surely there is not a righteous man on earth who does good and never sins.   Ecclesiastes 7:20
  • We know that a person is not justified by what they do according to the law because by works of the law no one will be made right with God.  Galatians 2:16
  • Now it is evident that no one is made right in Gods presence by doing the law…..Galatians 3:11

What is the Answer……The Solution to Our Problem? Jesus Christ is the God Given Answer and Solution

  • Unto you is born this day…a savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11
  • Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6
  • For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time. 1 Timothy 2:5-6
  • Let is be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead—There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. Acts 4:10-12

In Christ God gives Us Forgiveness and Peace

  • Through Jesus Christ, …we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, Ephesians 1:5-7
  • Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1
  • He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the
    kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Colossians 1:13-14

In Christ God Gives Us Eternal Life

  • Whoever believes in the son has eternal life. John 3:36

How do we receive Jesus Christ?

We Receive Jesus Christ Through Faith in Him
  • The free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23
  • For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to
    everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Romans 1:16
  • Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.
    Acts 16:31
  • The righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ is for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus… Romans 3:22-24

As we receive Christ through faith…We live Christ

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20