How To Get To Heaven

    There is a God and he loves you. There are those that deny there is a God in-spite of the two most compelling evidences that there is a God.
  • The first is creation. Though many have tried to come up with another explanation for the world as we see it, the big bang theory, evolution or that we were planted here by another alien life form. All are excuses to get away from the truth that there is a God and he has created the heavens and the earth. None of these theories pass the test of scientific evaluation in a laboratory without depending on assumptions and pure fantasy. (Psalms 19:1-3) The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard​.

  • The second is conscience. 1) God has put inside man a knowledge that there is a God. (Romans 1:18-25) For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. Because there is a consciousness that there is a God who is the creator. 2) Also because there is a consciousness of sin. God gave man over to uncleanness and man knows it is wrong. No matter how much he tries to deny it and even will get mad about it, this is evidence that there is a God. Does he rebel against no one? Why would a man that doesn't believe in God get mad at a God that doesn't exist? (Psalms 14:1) The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. He is a fool because he is denying something he knows in his heart to be true so he can continue in his sin.
    There are two things that we take by faith  - That God is and he has revealed himself. We are those that believe in the importance of faith. (1 Corinthians 2:4-5) And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. If you seek to know God by worldly wisdom you will fail. (1 Corinthians 1:21) For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. (Romans 10:17) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. So if you are looking for someone to prove to you there is a God it will never happen. Because there will never be enough proof for you because you don't want to believe it! (Hebrews 11:6) But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
    How do I know that what you are giving me is the truth? ​​First of all you can check it out for yourself in the word of God. Many today try to destroy the word of God because they are unbelievers. They would tell you they believe in God and Jesus. But the question we should ask is what Jesus do they believe in? (I John 4:1) Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. Jesus told them, Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. (John 5:39) Jesus had confidence in the scriptures and quoted form them many times. It is the way we are to test the spirits and the prophets. Many believe in a God that can create but not a God that can preserve his word. Jesus spoke in (Matthew 5:18) and said, For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Jesus also said about the truth, And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. (John 8:32) Free from sin and its judgement, from worry, fear and death. (Hebrews 2:9, 14-15) But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. . . Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

 

Why do I need to be saved?
 
  • Because your a sinner.(Romans 3:10-12) As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. (Romans 3:23) For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
  • Who is condemned and on his way to hell. (John 3:36) He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. (Romans 6:23) For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Revelation 20:11-15) And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

  • And helpless to save himself. (Ephesians 2:8-9) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (Titus 3:5) Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

How Can I Be Saved?
 
  • You Must Repent - repent means to turn from your sin and to Jesus.  (Luke 13:3) I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. Repentance is a change of mind and heart which leads to a change in our actions. By their fruits ye shall know them!
  • Believe – God loves you so much that He sent His son Jesus Christ to shed his blood and die on the cross for your sins, was buried and rose again from the dead. (I Corinthians 15:3-4) For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: (Romans 5:8-9) But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. (Romans 10:9) That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

  • Call – You must call on the Lord Jesus Christ and ask him to save you expressing your belief and trust in him as your only way to be saved from hell and to have eternal life in heaven. (John 1:12) But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: (Romans 10:13) For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

       Take God at his word.   (I John 5:10-13) He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.  These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

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