Power to Become Children of God
John 1: 12 As many as received Jesus, to them He gave Power to Become the Children of God, even to them that believe on Jesus’ name
1 Cor 15:50 Now I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
John 3:3 Unless a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
John 3: 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
1Pet 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible.
John 1:13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
1Pet 1:3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, 4 and we have a priceless inheritance
2Cor 5:17 Therefore if any man [be] in Christ, [he is] a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
Have you ever (even once) lied, stolen anything, used God’s name in vain, lusted, hated someone, coveted something or disobeyed your parents?
If you answered YES to any ONE of these questions, the bible says…
James 2:10 Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one [point], he is guilty of all.
Rom 3:23 For All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God
Rom 6:23 The Wages of sin is death but the FREE GIFT of GOD is ETERNAL LIFE through Christ Jesus our Lord.
Rom 5:8 God commended his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us
John 3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that through him the world might be SAVED. 18 He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Acts 4:12 There is salvation in no one else. There is No Other Name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.
GOD’S PLAN OF REDEMPTION AND SALVATION
Rom 3:22 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 all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Rom 3:25 God presented Jesus as the sacrifice for sin. People are made right with God when they believe that Jesus sacrificed his life, shedding his blood.
Rom 10:9 If you Openly Declare that Jesus IS Lord and BELIEVE in your heart that God RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD…YOU WILL BE SAVED
Rom 10:10 For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by openly declaring your faith that you are saved. NLT
Eph 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the GIFT of God 9 not of works, lest any man should boast [brag].
John 6:29 Jesus …said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent”
Rom 1:16 The gospel of Christ …is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believes
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that through him the world might be SAVED.
John 5:24 [Jesus said] Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and will NOT come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
John 10:9 [Jesus said] I am the door: by me, if any man enters in, he will be saved.
CONFESS YOUR SINS
Psalm 28:13 He that covers his [own] sins will not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.
1John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he [God] is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Mat 16:26 What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Rom 3:24 God, in his grace, freely makes us right in his sight. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
Col 1:13 [It is God] who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14 in whom we have redemption through HIS blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
Heb 8:12 YHWH said, “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
Rom 4:7 [Saying], Blessed [are] they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. 8 Blessed [is] the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
Eph 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.NKJV
REPENT & TURN FROM YOUR SINS
Mark 1:15 [Jesus said] The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
Luke 13:3 [Jesus said] “unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
Luke 24:47 Repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his [Jesus] name among all nations
John 8:11 Jesus said … go, and sin no more.
Mat 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
Psalm 28:14 Blessed are those who fear to do wrong, but the stubborn are headed for trouble.[NLT]
Heb 10:26 For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more sacrifice for sins
2 Tim 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, let everyone that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity [sinning].
BE BAPTIZED FOR THE REMISSION OF SINS
Acts 2:38 “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.”
Mat 28:19 Go therefore, …[be baptized] in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
John 3: 5 Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say unto you, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Acts 22:16 What are you waiting for? Arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Rom 13:8 Love One Another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.
Mark 12:30 You will love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength: this is the first commandment.
Mark 12:31 And the second is like, namely this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.
1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
1John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God.8 He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.
1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
Eph 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God
1 Pet 1:16 Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Mat 3:8 Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God.[NLT]
12 Jesus spoke to them again, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
Mat 10:38 [Jesus said]He that doesn’t take his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me
Mark 8:34 Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
Rom 8:8 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
From Here to Eternity…
It is appointed unto man once to die and then the judgment. Heb 9:27
John 11:25 Jesus said, “I AM the Resurrection, and The Life: He that Believes in Me, Though He Were Dead, Yet Will He Live…
John 5:24 [Jesus said] Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, Has Everlasting life, and will Not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
2 Tim 2:15 Study to show yourself approved
Col 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God
Rom 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Heb 3:14 For if we are faithful to the end, trusting God just as firmly as when we first believed, we will share in all that belongs to Christ.
Exod20:5 [God said] Now therefore if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you will be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine.
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