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The Good News

  1. 1. <ul><li>God Loves You and He desires that you have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ETERNAL LIFE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John 3:16 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16 &quot;For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life . </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>God Loves You and He desires that you have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abundant Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John 10:10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 The thief's purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Every one has sinned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romans 3:23 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>23 For all have sinned ; all fall short of God's glorious standard. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.) What is the payment for sin? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romans 6:23a </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>23 For the wages of sin is death , …… </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>b.) What kind of death? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rev. 21:8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 But cowards who turn away from me, and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>unbelievers, and the corrupt, and murderers, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and the immoral, and those who practice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>witchcraft, and idol worshipers, and all liars— </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>their doom is in the lake that burns with fire </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and sulfur. This is the second death.&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. HOW DO PEOPLE TRY TO PAY FOR THEIR SIN WHILE ON EARTH? <ul><li>Obey the 10 commandments </li></ul><ul><li>Good Works </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Going to Church </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.) God’s perspective on sin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James 2:10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 And the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as the person who has broken all of God's laws. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>b.) What about good works? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ephesians 2:8-9 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 God saved you by his special favor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>when you believed. And you can't take </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>credit for this; it is a gift from God. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9 Salvation is not a reward for the good </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>things we have done , so none of us can </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>boast about it. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>b.) What about prayer? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Isaiah 59:1-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear. [2] But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Man has a SIN problem that separates him from GOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>b.) What about going to church? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Psalm 40:6 </li></ul><ul><li>Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but my ears you have pierced; burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not require. </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>JESUS CHRIST is God’s Way to heaven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He is the ONLY way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John 14:6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 Jesus told him, &quot;I am the way, the truth, and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the life . No one can come to the Father except </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>through me. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>JESUS CHRIST is God’s Way to heaven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What did Jesus Christ do for us? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romans 5:8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 But God showed his great love for us by </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sending Christ to die for us while we </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>were still sinners. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>JESUS CHRIST is God’s Way to heaven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What did Jesus Christ do for us? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1Peter 2:24 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>24 He personally carried away our sins in </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>his own body on the cross so we can be </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dead to sin and live for what is right. You </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>have been healed by his wounds! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>IV. We must place our FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST to save us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How are we saved? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ephesians 2:8-10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 God saved you by his special favor when </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you believed . And you can't take credit for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>this; it is a gift from God. 9 Salvation is not a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reward for the good things we have done, so </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>none of us can boast about it. 10 For we are God's </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus, so that we can do the good things he </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>planned for us long ago. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 19. <ul><li>The resurrection of JESUS CHRIST assures us that He can fulfill His promise of eternal life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 John 5:11-12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 And this is what God has testified: He has </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12 So whoever has God's Son has life; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>whoever does not have his Son does not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>have life. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 20. <ul><li>IV. We must place our FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST to save us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John 5:24 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24 &quot;I assure you , those who listen to my </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>message and believe in God who sent me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>have eternal life. They will never be </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>condemned for their sins, but they have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>already passed from death into life. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 22. GOD’S WAY TO HEAVEN <ul><ul><li>You have ETERNAL LIFE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1John 5:11-13 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 And this is what God has testified: He </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>has given us eternal life, and this life is in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>his Son. 12 So whoever has God's Son has </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>life; whoever does not have his Son does </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not have life. 13 I write this to you who </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>believe in the Son of God, so that you may </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>know you have eternal life. </li></ul></ul>RESULT OF YOUR FAITH in JESUS
  18. 23. GOD’S WAY TO HEAVEN <ul><ul><li>All of you sins are paid for and forgiven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colossians 1:13-14 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 For he has rescued us from the one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>who rules in the kingdom of darkness, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and he has brought us into the Kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>of his dear Son. 14 God has purchased our </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>freedom with his blood and has forgiven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>all our sins. </li></ul></ul>RESULT OF YOUR FAITH in JESUS
  19. 24. GOD’S WAY TO HEAVEN <ul><ul><li>You are a new person in God’s eyes. A new life has begun for you. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2Corinthians 5:17 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17 What this means is that those who become </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christians become new persons. They are not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the same anymore, for the old life is gone. A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>new life has begun! </li></ul></ul>RESULT OF YOUR FAITH in JESUS
  20. 25. GOD’S WAY TO HEAVEN <ul><ul><li>PRAY to Him everyday. This is how we talk to God. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read the Bible . This is how God talks to us. Begin with the Gospel of John. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be part of a small group (D12/Dgroup) to learn more about GOD and how to please HIM. </li></ul></ul>APPLICATION
  21. 26. <ul><li>LORD JESUS, thank you so much for </li></ul><ul><li>loving me, I am sorry for my sins. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for dying on the Cross for </li></ul><ul><li>all of my sins. With your help, I will </li></ul><ul><li>turn away from sins. Today, I trust in </li></ul><ul><li>you to be my LORD and SAVIOR and I </li></ul><ul><li>receive you into my heart. Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>for forgiving my sins and for coming </li></ul><ul><li>into my heart. I accept your gift of </li></ul><ul><li>eternal life . From this day on, I will </li></ul><ul><li>follow and obey you. Amen </li></ul>

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