God the Father sent His only perfect Son, Jesus Christ, into the world to supernaturally bear the sins of everyone who would believe in Him. Then He died on the cross, receiving the punishment for all of those sins instead of us. When He rose again, the Father sent the Holy Spirit to live in the hearts of all believers, helping us become new creatures, to struggle well in a difficult world and giving us joy in our life together with God forever.
If you know that you are a sinner, if you believe that Jesus came into the world to die for you, and if you want God to be your Savior and Lord, then all you have to do is tell Him so. Here is a sample prayer that you can say right now:
God, please forgive me for sinning against you and others. I believe that your Son came to save sinners, and I am one of them. Send your Holy Spirit into my heart to help me to live as your child from this moment on.
- Tell someone that you prayed this prayer today and became a Christian.
- Find a church which will teach you about the Bible and lead you to worship God with your mind and heart.
- Look for a Bible study or a wise, older Christian to help you walk the road before you faithfully.
- I would love to know if you prayed this prayer today for the first time. Please leave a reply below.