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I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
Romans 1:16

Why do you need to be saved?

You must be born again.
John 3:7

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
Romans 3:23

As it is written: “There is no one righteous, not even one”
Romans 3:10

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 6:23

Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned
Romans 5:12

Why can't we just legislate vertical morality before God?

If a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.
Galatians 3:21

God's plan of salvation

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
1 Peter 2:24

For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance : that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures
1 Corinthians 15:3-4

Jesus took the punishment for your sins

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Isaiah 53:6

… without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
Hebrews 9:22

But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God
Hebrews 10:12

… the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Colossians 1:14

How can you be saved?

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved
Acts 16:31

Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.
John 5:24

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:16

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Romans 10:9-10

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast.
Ephesians 2:8-9

Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. 5 However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
Romans 4:4-5

Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”
Acts 4:12

God's Promise of Eternal Life

And this is what he promised us—eternal life.
1 John 2:25

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.
John 3:36

I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.
John 10:28-29

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12

When should I be saved?

I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
2 Corinthians 6:2

This means that we are all sinners and deserve punishment. God, however, has made a way for us—including you—to join Him in Heaven instead.

Jesus died on the cross to pay for our sins. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved.

You may wish to use this prayer to “call on the Lord.”

Dear Father, I freely admit that I am a sinner and that my sin separates me from you. Right now, I am believing in the Lord Jesus Christ as my personal Savior. I am depending on Him and Him alone to forgive my sins and to bring me into a right relationship with you. I pray these things in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

If you have believed in Jesus Christ … Welcome to God’s family.

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