Plan for Salvation
Relationships are essential to the maturation of humanity. In our relationships with family, friends, and co- workers, we learn how to be better children, siblings, spouses, and servants. But, in establishing a relationship with Jesus Christ, we learn how to be better human beings and we become His disciples. There is no relationship that can be compared to it and no earthly lesson to be learned that is its equivalent.
A relationship with Jesus Christ acknowledges that he embodied the reconciling love, authority, and power of God, the Creator of the earth and all its inhabitants. Jesus repaired the breach that existed between God and humanity and through his ongoing activity in the world is restoring the relationships between God and humanity; and between humans and each other.
You can begin a relationship with Jesus Christ anywhere and at anytime. The Bible says, “Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved” (Romans 10.13). It has been called the “ABCs of salvation” and is a fitting title for God asks believers to have a child- like faith. First, admit that you are a sinner. Romans 3:23 assures us that we are not alone in this profession because “All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” Secondly, believe that Jesus died for your sins. Romans 6:23 tells us that “The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Jesus paid the price for our sins and when we accept him, we receive the gift of eternal life. Finally, confess Jesus as the Lord and Savior of your life. Romans 10:9 says that “If you confess with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord’ and believer in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” By taking these steps of faith, you enter into a relationship with Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior.