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12 steps to eternal life

  1. 1. 12 Steps to Eternal LifeExactly How to Get Into Heaven and Know That You Know That You Are Going to Go
  2. 2. This is How You Get into Heaven• The entire planet has • I speak from my made eternal life, experience and those getting into heaven many others, hundreds much more complicated of millions of people in that it is. fact, who have had a similar experiences…
  3. 3. Here are the 12 Steps to Heaven
  4. 4. Step 1: Get concerned about life after death, very concerned.• If you don’t understand the • Oh, yeah, dying… not a fun concept of heaven and hell, topic. just use your imagination. • But we all have to deal with – Ask inside yourself about the death and it is very smart to possibilities. deal with it as soon as• Do you have that yearning, possible. that deep down ache to figure out heaven and hell, to figure out what’s going to happen to you after you die?
  5. 5. Step 2: Admit there is a God and He created you.• Believe this is so. • You’ll soon discover that God• Believe as a verb even though made you for a reason and you may have doubts due to that He indeed has a plan for various your life. ideas and information you’ve – And that plan: heard over your life span. • is for good • involves you loving and being loved • involves you being totally satisfied and happy • involves you having a loving relationship with your Maker and many, many fellow people such as yourself.
  6. 6. Step 2: Admit there is a God and He created you.• God has a plan to bless you richly, • “And everyone who has left abundantly. houses or brothers or sisters or• But there is a certain way to father or mother or wife or obtain this wonderfulness, a way children or lands, for My name’s that makes it good, right and sake, shall receive a meaningful. hundredfold, and inherit eternal• “I have come that they may have life.” life, and that they may – Matthew 19:29 have it more abundantly.” • You’ll understand more how this – John 10:10 NKJ works through the following steps and through your reading of the Bible.
  7. 7. Step 3: He gets to choose• Understand that if God • And why would God want made you and made anyone around Him for an Heaven, He gets to eternity who doesn’t like choose who He wants Him, who doesn’t love around Him for eternity. Him, who isn’t thankful for his life and all God has done for Him, who doesn’t respect Him and accept Him for who He is and who doesn’t’ even acknowledge He exists?
  8. 8. Step 4: God made the rules• Conclude that God • So, let’s do the makes the rules and if intelligent thing and you want to live in His find out God’s rules for eternity you need to do eternal life in heaven what He says. and what we need to do to get into heaven!
  9. 9. Step 5: God’s laws• Find out about God’s laws and • Keep in mind that there are rules requirements from reading the and laws that God requires you Bible if you don’t already know. to obey and not break from your• Although we’ll tell you the steps efforts. here you really should confirm • And then there are them by reading the Bible rules and steps to directly yourself since this is ultimately obtaining eternal life which allow between you and God. you to be free from trying to achieve heaven by your efforts, presented to you as a free gift called the “Good News”.
  10. 10. Step 6: Sin• Understand, that you have not performed all • So you, me, even the best person you know His rules and have broken many (that’s also who does the most good can’t get into called “sin”) heaven by being good enough.• It is designed so you can’t be perfect by your • That is bad news, yet there good news when own works, your own deeds, your own you get to know the ‘secret’ of getting into performance so you wont be able to tell God heaven. that you don’t need Him. • So there is hope.• Don’t panic yet because the Bible says: “All • And this hope is a really, really good deal! have sinned and fall short of the glory of • And if you like goodness and love, if you God.” want to be around goodness and love for – Romans 3:23 eternity there is hope for you!• So we’re all in this same ‘boat’ together. And too bad this boat has a hole in it!• It sounds like trouble isn’t it. It is trouble! We have a problem!
  11. 11. Step 6: Sin• Plus get this!• You can’t be bad enough to keep you out of heaven with this new good deal that God has offered!• You can’t be bad enough to keep you out of heaven from your past! • That’s a big road block for a lot of people. • They think they are too ‘bad’ for God to care about them. • But there’s good news ahead! • And you, yes you, worst of sinners sitting in prison for crimes I can’t even mention can be forgiven and actually get into heaven!
  12. 12. Step 7: The Meaning and Reason• Understand the • Pretty neat meaning and reason for huh! You’ll see, creation, your creation understand how this is is so you can true after you read the genuinely, like, love and Bible a few times Seek God and actually have a loving relationship with God, the Maker of the universe!
  13. 13. Step 8: The Two Greatest Commandments• Understand that the • And love your neighbor two greatest as yourself commandments of God are to Love the Lord your God with all of your heart, mind, soul and strength.
  14. 14. Step 9: Seek Him for who He is• So now since you can’t do • And you’ve already broken anything in terms of being God’s laws, the 10 good, going to church, praying commandments multiple 5 times a day, helping the poor times by lying, cheating, even as much as mother lusting, gossiping, slandering, Theresa (in deeds), donating hating, cursing, having idols to charity, loving your friends (athletes, movie stars, money, and family, being kind to politicians etc…) people, building a church or • You’re hosed! You’re going to rescuing someone from a hell. fire… (and there is an endless • That stinks doesn’t it! It’s not list of good deeds) fair!
  15. 15. Step 9: Seek Him for who He is• Ok. • God wants people to genuinely like• Don’t worry. and love Him for who He is.• We told you that there is good news • He wants us to seek after Him. so let’s get onto helping you get out – But wait a minute! of this mess, this hell bent dilemma – Don’t you want that too? we all had to face. – Don’t you want people to like and love you for who you are?• “But the hour is coming, and now is, – Don’t you want people to seek you out when the true worshipers and want to be with you, around you, will worship the Father in spirit and talk to you and enjoy your presence? truth; for the Father is • Thinking like this will help you make seeking such to worship Him.” sense of what is going on here – John 4:23 NKJ so you can understand how salvation works and why it works this way.
  16. 16. Step 10: God created a way for us to have a loving relationship with Him.• But God is Holy, that means He • Yet again, we’re not perfect. is without sin and He can’t We’re flawed. We’re sinners have it around Him because it sinning all over the place. So contradicts His nature. we’re hosed again! We can’t• Think about it. be around God as we are!• If God holds everything in the – What do we do now! universe together His standard of perfection is just.• “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” – Matthew 5:48 NIV
  17. 17. Step 10: God created a way for us to have a loving relationship with Him.• Well, thankfully, God is kind, good and very merciful.• He created a solution that will allow us to be around Him in a loving relationship with God retaining His still unchangeable qualities.• This solution will give us eternity with God in goodness, peace, riches, love, friends in addition to new super bodies plus many other incredible benefits associated with heaven.
  18. 18. Step 11: The Great Cover Up• The only way to heaven is through • You will be “born again”, born into you getting ‘covered up’. the Family of God, given the Holy• This covering is through the belief in Spirit who will live inside of you, Jesus the Messiah. claiming you “signed, sealed,• When you believe that Jesus is the delivered…” for eternity in heaven Son of God and that God the Father with God (The Father, Son and Holy raised Jesus from the dead after Spirit) and with hundreds of millions Jesus descended from Heaven to of others who have sought God and become a man, experience what we believed in Jesus consequently experience, and then die as the one becoming born again. and final sacrifice for our sins, to cover ALL of our sins – See the old testament Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy regarding sacrifices of animals to cover sin.
  19. 19. Step 11: The Great Cover Up• “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 NIV• “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” – Romans 3:23• “The wages of sin is death” *spiritual separation from God+ – Romans 6:23• “God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” – Romans 5:8• “Christ died for our sins…He was buried…He was raised on the third day, according to the Scriptures…He appeared to Peter, then to the twelve. After that He appeared to more than five hundred…” – 1 Corinthians 15:3-6
  20. 20. Step 11: The Great Cover Up• “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me’” – John 14:6• “As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name” – John 1:12• “By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast” – Ephesians 2:8,9• “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him” – Revelation 3:20
  21. 21. Step 12: The Final Step• Let go. • Well, in essance, your current path,• Give up the old ways and beliefs that of good works, relgiosity, bind you. or bad works, ignoring God, pushing• And receive the FREE Gift of Eternal God away personally have you on the life! path of the literal flames of hell as mentioned in the Bible.• Have you ever heard of the • You may not like the concept of hell expression: “Stop, Drop and Roll”? or even believe in it but• That’s what they tell people who you can’t prove it’s not true. have caught on fire, literally • Plus you certainly don’t want to wait caught on fire. until after you die and find your self• In a similar way you need to stop on fire in hell just to prove a point, or your current way of thinking. not deal with the possibility now!• Drop your current way of thinking.• And roll with God’s new plan!
  22. 22. Step 12: The Final Step• Hell is incredible pain, separation • Well. What are you waiting for? from God, separation from love, • The next step? torture, misery, poverty, desperation • Alright, here it is. and everything else you can think of that would make you miserable plus • Here is the next and final step which I more. did and hundreds of millions of – Why gamble with hell! others have done to get into Heaven, and know for sure.• No matter how bad you are or think you are you have a chance to escape • You’ll know that you know, on your NOW! insides and you’ll be filled with a peace and a joy in addition for an• But you must take action now. awesome huger for the presence of – Charge, trample on your fears and God. courageously accept and believe in God’s plan! • Get ready because this is awesome!
  23. 23. Step 12: The Final Step• This will help you. This is a similar prayer that I said from my heart directly, yes, directly to God, our Maker and Jesus His Son.• You need to pray directly to God and sincerely – it’s ok to pray directly to God. – He wants you to do so• You need to believe with your heart and really mean this or even make your self believe as best you can.
  24. 24. Step 12: The Final Step“God I want you. I want to become one of your children in heaven. I want to be right with you. I want you love you and I want you to love me. I believe that you sent Jesus to die as a sacrifice for me and cover my sins and that you raised Jesus from the dead. Jesus, I want you to be my Lord, the Lord of my life. Thank you for dying on the cross for me. I believe in you! I open the door of my heart and receive you as my Lord and Savior. Thank you. Take control of my life and make me how you want me to be. Reveal yourself to me Lord Jesus, Heavenly Father so I may know you personally. I love you.”
  25. 25. Step 12: The Final Step• If you said this prayer • We’re going to be friends from your heart with for a very long time and I utmost seriousness and want you to come greet sincerity believe that you me in a hundred years, will be saved and born 500 years, 10,000 years again into the Kingdom of from now, although Heaven! preferably sooner than• Awesome! later.• And congratulations brother, sister.
  26. 26. Step 12: The Final Step• If you haven’t said that prayer from • Yes I know you maybe scared and your heart yet because you feel like worried. you are not ready believe me – I – Worried about misinformation. understand! – Worried that ‘wait a minute! how come• I was scared out of my wits for at no one else ever told me about this’. least a month to finally commit and – Troubled that no one, including your go directly to God after repeated religions leaders never told you about this. encouragement by others. – This is a BIG DEAL. • Not to worry! – This is about you and eternity! – You can help them too. – Since God seeks the genuine, the heart level liking, respect and love it’s a challenge for all humans. • And it’s a beautiful challenge.
  27. 27. Step 12: The Final Step• But I do urge you to get aggressive in getting • Also know that you’re not signing up for any answers to you questions and doubts many made religious organization. you may have by asking God directly. • There are no commitments to us, to any• Go to God directly! church. – Yes deal with God directly and understand • We ask for nothing! those who don’t know God may discourage – No money. you because they don’t know or they are afraid too. – No sign up.• Remember, THIS is the most important – Nothing. decision of your life! • Although we would love for you to become• Go directly to God. our brother or sister in Christ. – It’s amazing! • We love you! – He’ll answer you! – So go for it and smash through your fears.• Pursue God quickly! – Hey, we really never know what’s going to happen tomorrow do we…
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