How Do I Become a Christian?
All of us have sinned and fallen short of the glory God had in store for us. Sin separates us from our Heavenly Father, so He sent His only Son to earth to atone for our sins by dying on the cross. Deciding to accept Jesus as Lord and Savior is the most important decision anyone can ever make, because at the end of life those without Jesus are doomed to live in damnation — Hell — for all eternity.
If your life suddenly ended today, do you know where you would spend eternity? Don’t put off this decision another second. Take your Bible (or borrow one from a friend) and learn how to become a Christian by following the outline below.
If you don’t have a Bible or can’t understand the Plan of Salvation, visit a local Baptist church and ask the pastor to assist you.
You Can Respond Right Now!
Simply share the following prayer with God in your own words:
- Lord, I admit that I need you. (I have sinned.)
- I want forgiveness for my sins and freedom from eternal death. (I repent.)
- I believe Jesus died and rose from the grave to forgive my sins and to restore my relationship with you. (I believe in Jesus.)
- By faith, I invite Jesus Christ into my life. From this time on, I want to live in a loving relationship with Him. (I receive Christ as my Savior and Lord.)
“But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in his name.” (John 1:12)
If you make a decision for Jesus Christ today, contact a local Baptist church for spiritual guidance, and please contact us as well.
“Simple Steps to the Savior”
“Simple Steps to the Savior” is a salvation tract for children written by Executive Director-Treasurer Jim Futral.