(Bible quotations are from the NIV unless otherwise stated)
Do you know Jesus?
If you donít know Jesus Christ for yourself, you might wonder what Iím getting so excited about. You might doubt that anyone can know Jesus.
You might think that anyone who actually believes the Bible, and actually trusts in Jesus Christ and dedicates his life to Godís service, must be nuts.
If so, let me ask you a question:
Please think about this for a moment.
- What if Jesus really is who the Bible says he is?
- What if the millions and millions of people over the last 2000 years who have claimed to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ are neither self-deluded nutters nor part of a grand conspiracy, but actually telling the truth?
- What if God really did come to Earth as a man? What if his crucifixion really did pay for the sins of everyone who believes in him? What if he really did rise from the grave and ascend into Heaven? What if God would take mercy on you, forgive all your sins, and grant you eternal life, if you would turn to him?
All this may sound far fetched to you. But just suppose itís true. It would change your life forever Ė just as it has changed the lives of countless millions of people through the ages.
Isnít it at least worth finding out a bit more about Jesus?
Maybe youíre genuinely not sure if you can believe that God loves you and wants to give you a new life. Isnít it worth praying about it? Why not ask God to show you if his wonderful salvation is genuine or not? Why not get a Bible and read it? Why not ask a Christian you know, or contact a church near you, and start asking questions?
Your eternal destiny depends on it!
I started seeking God over 30 years ago. Six months after I started asking these sorts of questions, God met me in a powerful, marvellous way (or Iím crazy).
It worked for me! My life, my well-being and my attitudes have changed radically in that time.
And if God can do it for me, he can certainly do it for you!