Choosing Jesus

24 01 2014

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For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

 

We make decisions each day.  From the time we open our eyes, we make choices about how we live our lives.  Accepting Jesus into our hearts and into our lives is the most important decision we can make.  We are created as creatures of choice.  We get to decide to accept His gift of salvation.  We get the opportunity to turn from our former ways.  We get to choose a new life and a new journey with Him. It is up to us.  It may be a new choice or it may be a choice that you made long ago.  But we are reminded today that Jesus loves us and that He gave His life for our sins.  He loves you and He loves me.  He came that we may have life and life more abundantly.  We can accept His gift of salvation and the gift of His Holy Spirit.  So if this is a new choice, you are welcome to the family of God.  If this is renewed choice, we thank God for a renewed commitment to Him and a deeper desire to walk closer with Him.  Walking with Jesus, we want to make consistent choices that reflect our faith, love and respect for our Heavenly Father and His Word.  We want to walk in integrity, love and meekness that quickly identify us as a child of the King.  We want to choose Jesus and His ways each day.

 

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.  John 10:10 f’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10

 

Dear Lord Jesus,

I know I am a sinner, and I ask for your forgiveness. I believe you died for my sins and rose from the dead.  I trust and follow you as my Lord and Savior. Guide my life and help me to do your will.

In your name,

Amen.

 


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