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1 Eternal Life It’s your decision... Eternal Life It’s your decision...

2 GIFTGIFT  G – Get Acquainted  I – Inquire about their interest  F – Find out about their Faith “When you attend Church, where do you usually attend?” “Has there been a time when you personally received Jesus into your life or would you say you are still thinking about it?”  T – Tell them about Jesus

3 God’s Desire

4 God’s desire for you is that you have eternal life. “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

5 God’s Desire God wants you to know you have eternal life. “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.”  I John 5:13

6 Our Dilemma

7 There is a problem that every person has that gets in the way of our having eternal life. “But your iniquities have separated you from your God.”  Isaiah 59:2 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”  Romans 3:23

8 What is sin? “Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.”  I John 3:4

9 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me.

10 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them

11 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God

12 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.

13 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother

14 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother  You shall not murder

15 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother  You shall not murder  You shall not commit adultery

16 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother  You shall not murder  You shall not commit adultery  You shall not steal

17 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother  You shall not murder  You shall not commit adultery  You shall not steal  You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor

18 God’s law says:  You shall have no other gods before me  You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them  You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God  Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy  Honor your father and your mother  You shall not murder  You shall not commit adultery  You shall not steal  You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor  You shall not covet

19 Our Dilemma Every person has broken one or more of the commandments of God and thus is guilty of breaking God’s law. That is sin!

20 Our Dilemma The ultimate sin is failure to receive Jesus as Savior.

21 Our Dilemma The ultimate sin is failure to receive Jesus as Savior. “Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.”  John 3:18

22 God’s Directive

23 God offers us a free gift called Eternal Life and it is received through “Christ Jesus our Lord.”

24 God’s Directive God offers us a free gift called Eternal Life and it is received through “Christ Jesus our Lord.” “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”  Romans 6:23

25 God’s Directive When Jesus died on the cross, he took your sins upon himself. He died for your sin!

26 God’s Directive When Jesus died on the cross, he took your sins upon himself. He died for your sin! “We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”  Isaiah 53:6

27 God’s Directive Now God says you must come to Him in repentance and by faith, receive Jesus as Savior and Lord. When you receive Jesus you receive eternal Life.

28 God’s Directive “I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus.”  Acts 20:21

29 Our Decision

30 How can you receive His forgiveness and know you have Eternal Life?

31 Our Decision How can you receive His forgiveness and know you have Eternal Life? “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-not by works, so that no one can boast.”  Ephesians 2:8-9

32 Our Decision God loves you and offers you this wonderful gift of Eternal life. You can receive this gift now.

33 Our Decision That if you confess 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 confess and are saved.”  Romans 10:9-10

34 Our Decision “For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”  Romans 10:13

35 Our Decision Pray a prayer like this prayer: Pray a prayer like this prayer: “Dear God, I believe that you sent your Son Jesus Christ to die for my sins. I believe that Jesus rose from the dead so that I could have Eternal life. I confess that I have sinned and need forgiveness. I invite you Jesus to come into my life and be my Savior and my Lord. I now receive your gift of Eternal Life. Thank you for hearing my prayer. Amen

36 Our Decision Did you mean what you prayed? “Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”  John 1:12

37 What next… As evidence of your sincerity in giving your life to Jesus, you must confess Him publicly through baptism. “Those who accepted his message were baptized.”  Acts 2:41

38 What next… You will want to get to know Him. You have met him by receiving Jesus as your Savior and Lord, now get to know him.

39 How?How? Through reading the Bible. Start by reading the Gospel of John.

40 How?How? Through taking time to pray each day. You can talk to God about any and everything in your life. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”  Philippians 4:6

41 How?How? Through the fellowship of a local Church. Christian people will be like a family to you, loving you, encouraging you, befriending you, and helping you in your walk with God. “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”  Hebrews 10:25

42 How?How? Through telling others about your decision to receive Jesus Christ as your Savior. “And you shall be My witnesses...”  Acts 1:8

43 Eternal Life It’s your decision... Eternal Life It’s your decision...


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