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The Good News
of Jesus Christ

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Hello everyone,

thanks for taking the time in browsing through this page. So, do you know God? Do you want to know Him? Do you know what is your eternal destiny, or whether there is even one, and what is it like?.

So who is God? What is the purpose of life? What is this good news that Jesus has came to tell us? The answers could be seen in the following principles of the Gospel:

  1. God exists from eternity past to eternity future (Gen. 1:1; Jn. 1:1; Rev. 1:8). He is unchanging (Mal. 3:6), sovereign, omnipotent (Ps. 135:6; Dan. 4:34-35), omnipresent, transcendent, just, righteous, good (Deut. 32:4), merciful (Ex. 33:19; 34:6) and loving (1 Jn. 4:8).

  2. In the beginning, God created the world; the universe and everything in it (Gen. 1-2), and He also created Man (Gen. 1:27; Acts 17:26a; Ps. 139:13) to have fellowship with Him (Gen. 2:18-20; Is. 1:18a).

  3. However, we rebelled against God by choosing to ignore and disobey Him, which we willingly do. The Bible calls this disobedience sin (Rom. 3:10-12; 3:23; 5:19a)

  4. The penalty for sin is eternal separation from God (Is. 59:2) and eternal suffering in hell, which the Bible calls death (Rom. 5:12; 6:23a; Heb. 9:27; Mt. 25:41; Rev. 20:14-15), and which is the just sentence pronounced for all Mankind. The entire creation is also cursed (Rom. 8:20-22) resulting in natural disasters and hardship (Gen. 3:17-19), and our sins give rise to all manner of evil, war and suffering (Gen. 6:5, 12; Rom. 3:13-18).

  5. However, God in His great mercy and love for us gave His Son Jesus Christ to come down to earth and pay the punishment due our sins by dying on the cross for us, such that those who believe in Him would not be punished to hell but have eternal life (Jn. 3:16; 1 Cor. 15: 3; 1 Pet. 3:18). Also, Jesus rose from the dead three days later (Acts 2:32; 1 Cor. 15:4), showing His victory and power over death.

  6. Because Jesus paid the penalty of our sins on our behalf, those who believe can now have friendship (Jn. 15:15) and fellowship with God (1 Cor. 1:9; 2 Cor. 5:19) and will one day see God and spend eternity with Him (Rom. 6:23b; 1 Pet. 1:3), where there will be everlasting joy and no more tears, sorrows and suffering (Rev. 21:3-4).

  7. In this light, God now commands all people to repent (Acts 17:30). It is thus our responsibility to receive Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior, accepting that (1) we have sinned against God (repentance), (2) knowing that we canít save ourselves, (3) turning away from our idols and trusting by faith alone (Rom. 4:4-5) in Christ alone (Jn. 14:6) to save us by His death on the cross (Acts 3:19; 16:31; Rom. 10:9) and (4) obeying and following the risen Christ as a result of our salvation (Jn. 6:52-58; Rom. 6:1-22)

  8. Therefore, you must either receive Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, and thus have everlasting joy and eternal life with God; or reject Jesus and thus continue on the path of disobedience, at the end being eternally separated from God and suffering eternally in hell. (Jn. 3:36; Rev. 20:14-15) Please make a wise decision and repent and believe in Jesus now.

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Note:
By receiving Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, you are to follow Him. Jesus says, "I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (Jn. 14:6) Therefore, since Jesus is the only way to God, all other ways are wrong and are to be rejected. Thus, by receiving Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, you are to reject any other god(s)/goddess(es) and follow him only.

Note:
Only by believing in the Jesus of the Bible will save you, not the Jesus of the Mormons (brother of the devil), the Jesus of the Jehovah's Witness (an angel made into a man) or the Jesus of the New Age (an enlightened man in tune with his inner divine consciousness).

Questions/ Objections:

This may be true to you, but it is not true to me. So forget it!
You go to your heaven. I go to my heaven. So stop proselytizing!
You're being very arrogant/ judgmental/ stuck up!
All religions say they are true. What is so special about Christianity compared to other religions?
But how do you know the Bible is true?
You use the Bible to show that you must accept Jesus Christ to be saved. But the Bible contradicts itself, so it is not reliable.