Knowing God

The greatest story ever told is that God sent His Son, Jesus, to this earth on a mission.  It was a mission to restore the relationship between humankind and Himself.

God wants you to know Him.  He is loving, just, and powerful.  He created you and has a plan for your life.  God wants a personal relationship with you.

But we feel far away from God, confused, alone, alienated.  If God is so good, why do we feel so far removed from Him?

It's because of something we all share.  It's called sin.  Sin is what offends God.  The wrongs we commit; the things we ought to do but don't.  Sin separates us from a loving God.  Our relationship with Him has been broken.  We are separated from Him because each of us, in some way, has sinned against God.

God loves you and me so much that He has provided a means to know Him, a bridge across the gap.  God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to die on the cross to suffer the penalty for all sin, yours and mine.  The price was paid, and now the way is clear once again to God.

God showed to all the world His plan was true and that Jesus is the only way to know Him by raising Jesus from the dead.

But what does that mean for you?  God has provided, at great cost to Himself, the death and resurrection of His own Son, Jesus - He is the way to heaven, a new life, and a relationship with God can be yours.  But you must acknowledge:

That you have offended God, that you have sinned.

That only Jesus can save you and give you new life.  He alone is God who died for you.

And you must ask His forgiveness and ask Him to come into your life.

If you want to know God, His love and forgiveness, pray this prayer:

Dear Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I have offended You.  Please forgive me of all my sins.  You are God's Son, and You died for me.  Please come into my heart and save me.  Give me a new life in You.  Help me to follow You and live for You.  Thank You, Jesus, for saving me.  Amen.

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This page was last updated on 26 November 2009.