1. Every living person is a Sinner and needs Salvation.
All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23.
In other words, there is no one who is "good enough" to enter heaven on his or her own merits. This is hard for those who pride themselves in their good works. Such people somehow believe they can actually earn their own salvation by being good. They even obey the Golden Rule. It is easy to look at the murderer, the thief, the adulterer and call them sinners. However, it is more difficult to call a sinner a person who has spent his/her life doing good for the sick and the poor and leading a decent life.
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned everyone to his own way. Isaiah 53:6.
We are sinners because we are born estranged from God. We sin because we are sinners. We are adrift on the vast ocean of life - without life jackets. There is no way we can save ourselves.
2. God Sent His Son to This Earth to Die For Sinners.
The Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all. Isaiah 53:6.
The Old Testament Prophet, Isaiah, foretold the coming of the Messiah (Jesus) who would bring salvation to the world. The penalty for sin is death. Jesus took that penalty and died upon the Cross.
Neither is there salvation in any other [name], for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12.
There is no name that can save you but the name of Jesus. That is very hard today to accept in the day when it is popular to be "multi-cultural" and acceptant of all religions. However, according to God’s Word, it is only through the Name of Jesus whereby man can be saved. All of the ceremonies, rituals and pageants of this world can not save man. Only the Name of Jesus.
Jesus said: I am the way, the truth and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by Me. John 14:6.
What must you do to be saved?
You see, dear friend lost upon life’s seas, the life boat is ready and waiting for you. Jesus Christ has done His part. He died for your sins. In order to be saved you must:
Today is the Day of Salvation. Open up your heart to the Savior who is waiting to hear your cry for "help".
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