The ABC's of Accepting Jesus
God does want us to to become his children. In order for us to do that we have to :
- Admit to God that you are a sinner and that you are turning from your sins.
(Romans 3:23 All have sinned and come short of the glory of God.
- Believe in Jesus Christ and thank him for dying on the cross for your sins, so that you may be saved and made clean in God's eyes.
(John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish but have everlasting life)
- Commit your life to Jesus by asking Him to come into your life as your Lord and Savior.
(Romans 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved.)
You can commit to Jesus by praying a prayer just like this one:
Lord Jesus, I admit I am a sinner. I need forgiveness. I am sorry for my sins and I don't want to sin against You anymore. I believe You are the Son of God and You died on the cross for MY sins. I also believe that you rose from the dead so that I, too, may have victory over the grave. Please forgive me now Lord and cleanse me. Come into my heart and give me a new life. Thank You, Jesus, for shedding your blood for me and for hearing and answering my prayer. Amen
There are several people at the church you can talk to: Your Sunday school teachers, Brother Dave, Paster Don or even your parents. We love you and want to pray for you.