… that God so loved the world that He sent His one and only Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, to take away our guilt and put us in a living relationship with Him. This relationship is spelled out in the Scriptures.
A - All have sinned and fall short of God's righteous requirements.
Romans 3:23 "for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God"
Romans 6:23 "... the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life"
B - We must believe that the promises and statements of God's Word are true.
John 3:36 "Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son
will not see life, for God's wrath remains on him"
John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he sent His one and only son...”
2 Cor. 5:15 “And he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for Him who for their sake died and was raised”
C - We must accept the free gift of salvation.
Romans 10:9 "That if you confess with you mouth, "Jesus is Lord" and believe in your heart that
God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved."
Ephesians 2:8-9 "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."