What does it mean to be born-again? John 3:3-5 "Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God".
Jesus Christ died for our sins, rose from the dead and ascended in to heaven. He is seated at the right hand of the Majesty and His Second coming is very soon.
Holy Bible says God created man, in his own image and named him as Adam and God put him in a very comfortable place called 'the garden of Eden' and gave him a wife, whom Adam named as Eve. God gave Adam and Eve all the freedom, but he put one condition so that man may obey his commandment. God has that freedom is it not? He said, "Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die." But the woman ate it and gave it also to the man; thus the sin entered the world. In order to redeem mankind from their sin God sent his one and only son, Jesus Christ, who died for our sake, was buried, rose from the dead and ascended into heaven.
"So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation". Hebrews9:28
"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe inthine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved". Romans10:9
Faith in Lord Jesus Christ and confession by mouth are necessary aspects to receive salvation free of cost. In addition, the belief that God raised Him from the dead, includes all that is necessary to obtain salvation. Faith in Jesus Christ alone saves a person. No amount of good works can get a person a place in heaven. The works follow faith in Jesus Christ.
By offering Himself upon the cross of Calvary, Jesus opened the way for everyone to be saved. Jesus died for our sake as an atonement of sacrifice. Jesus, who is righteous, declares us righteous upon our confession of our sins. "Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God". Romans 3:25
"And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world".1 John 2:2
God loved us first and not that we did first. That is the reason why, though we trespassed His commandments, He sent His one and only Son, Jesus Christ to die on our stead.
"Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.1 John 4:10
"And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby: Ephesians 2:16
"And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven. Colossians 1:20
Through the blood of Jesus Christ we have the redemption and the forgiveness ofour sins. God did that according to his riches in Grace. Grace alone saved us.
"In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; Ephesians 1:7
We are redeemed from our sins and have obtained forgiveness of our sins through Jesus Christ.
"In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:Colossians 1:14
Jesus died upon the cross of Calvary so that we may be reconciled unto Him. There is no difference, whether we are Jews or Gentiles; He died for all of us,and rose from the dead and ascended in to heaven. We, who were His enemies, aremade His children. The opposition that was caused between Heaven and Earth byour committing sins is removed once and for all, by the appeasement of our sins by Jesus Christ dying on the cross for our sake. We are reconciled unto Godthrough His blood that was shed upon the cross of Calvary.
Today is the day of Salvation. Please accept Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, and your Lord, to enter in to the Kingdom of God.
Jesus Christ, who bore our sins and died for our sake is resurrected and He isliving God. He will come soon to receive the saved ones in to the Kingdom of God. Please do not lose this opportunity but confess your sins to him and be saved.
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