In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Genesis 1:1 (New Living Translation)
For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:16 (New Living Translation)
For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.
Romans 3:23 (New Living Translation)
Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
John 14:6 (New Living Translation)
Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends.
Revelation 3:20 (New Living Translation)
“Lord Jesus, I need you to rescue me now. Thankyou for dying on the Cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive you as my saviour, Lord and Friend. Thank You forgiving all of my sins and giving me eternal life with You. Take control of my life and help me to obey You. Make me the kind of person You want me to be. Help me to pray, read my Bible, attend a Bible believing church regularly and help You rescue others in eternal trouble. In Jesus Name, Amen.”
"Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you'll recover your life. I'll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won't lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you'll learn to live freely and lightly." Matthew 11:28-30 (The Message) 28-30.
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. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. Romans 10:9-10 (New Living Translation).
We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are. 23 For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. 24 Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when
Romans 3:22-24 (New Living Translation),
If we claim that we're free of sin, we're only fooling ourselves. A claim like that is errant nonsense. On the other hand, if we admit our sins—make a clean breast of them—he won't let us down; he'll be true to himself. He'll forgive our sins and purge us of all wrongdoing. If we claim that we've never sinned, we out-and-out contradict God—make a liar out of him. A claim like that only shows off our ignorance of God. 1 John 1 (The Message)8-10.
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 (New Living Translation) .
Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God Psalm 14:1 .