STEP 1: Recognize that God Loves you
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3 verse 16
"And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent." John 17 verse 3
"As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love."
John 15 verse 9 STEP 2: Admit that you need help. "And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil." John 3 verse 19
"I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins." John 8 verse 24
"He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." John 3 verse 18
STEP 3: Believe that Jesus is the only Saviour. "Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world." John 1 verse 29 "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." John 14 verse 6
"He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him." John 3 verse 36 STEP 4 : Receive Jesus as your own Saviour. "But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:" John 1 verse 12
"And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand." John 10 verse 28
"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life." John 5 verse 24 STEP 5: Acknowledge that Jesus is now your Lord and Friend "Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you." John 15 verse 14
"And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God." John 20 verse 28 "Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full." John 16 verse 24 STEP 6: Recognize that you belong to God's family, the church "Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord." John 20 verses 19 & 20
"I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing." John 15 verse 5 STEP 7: Commit yourself to serve the Lord; pray, read the Bible and witness "And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son." John 14 verse 13
"Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8 verses 31 & 32
"Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you." John 20 verse 21 Prayer
Heavenly Father, I know that I have sinned and need your forgiveness. I believe that Your Son the Lord Jesus Christ died for me on the cross and I am willing to repent and turn from my sins. I now by faith invite the Lord Jesus to come into my heart and life as my personal Saviour and I am willing, by Your grace, to follow and obey Him as the Lord of my life. Amen.