Many people have many ideas on what one should do
in order to guarantee themselves a home in Heaven.
There are even those who say that no one can be sure that they will go to Heaven. Though there are many opinions the matter, in order to learn what is correct, we must look at what the Bible says and not what man says.
The Bible is very clear on what we, as an individual, must do in order to go to Heaven when we die. In fact, it clearly states it in I John 5:13, “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…” Hence, what does believe on the name of the Son of God mean?
First, you must realize that God’s Word says we are all sinners and our sin has separated us from God.
Romans 3:23, For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Romans 3:10, As it is written, there is none righteous, no, not one.
No one is perfect. No one has lived up to God’s perfect standard.
Second, you must realize that as a sinner you owe a penalty.
Romans 6:23, For the wages [payment] of sin is death…
This death is described in the Bible as the second death of the lake of fire – eternal separation from God.
Revelation 20:14, 15, 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.
Third, you must realize that Jesus Christ, God’s perfect sacrifice, has already paid our sin debt.
Romans 5:8, But God commendeth [proved] his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
II Corinthians 5:21, For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
You must realize that Jesus Christ was not a sinner and that God took all of our sins and placed them on Jesus at the cross.
Fourth, you must receive by faith the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour and receive what He did for you at Calvary on the cross.
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.
Romans 10:13, For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
To believe on the Lord Jesus means that you accept the following: that you are a sinner; that as a sinner, you owe a sin debt; that Jesus Christ died on the Cross and shed his blood to pay the debt you owe; that only by trusting in Him and Him alone can you be saved.
Friend, why not secure an eternal home by trusting in Jesus now and pray…
“Dear Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and that I deserve to pay my own sin debt. I believe You died for me, paying that debt. I do now put my faith totally in You alone to save me. Please, forgive me of my sins and give me a home in Heaven. Thank you for saving me and making me your child. Amen.
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