God has a plan to give you a hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
You are not an accident. God planned you from the very creation of time.
You are His child, and His plans for you are wonderful. When God created this
world, it was good. God and people walked, talked, and lived in harmony. It was paradise.
God saw all that was made and said that it was good. Genesis 1:31
The price of sin is death. Romans 6:23
God gave people complete freedom to enjoy all of His perfect creation. He gave the first two people
created He created, Adam and Eve, only one rule to follow. Simple. But, they disobeyed this one rule.
They sinned. And that broke the perfect paradise God created.
Adam and Eve’s sin broke the Earth and allowed terrible things to enter the world, things like earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, and plagues. Sin also broke people. It severed the perfect relationship between people and God and allowed things like death, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cirrhosis, birth defects, murder, pride, lust, greed, selfishness, lies, hate, envy, and every kind of evil to come into our lives. Unfortunately, we haven’t stopped disobeying God ever since. Sin broke us all. And it continues to break us to this day.
Your sin separates you from God and His perfect plan for your life. Without an intervention, you are lost and without hope for today, tomorrow, and for all eternity.
Jesus came to seek and save that which was lost and broken. Luke 19:10
But, there’s good news. When Adam and Eve sinned, God immediately promised a remedy. He said that one day a Seed would come to fix the broken world and forgive all the sins that would ever be committed.
That Seed was His Son. And, He came. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came to Earth. Everywhere Jesus went, broken lives were restored. Cancers were
healed. Murderers stopped killing. Liars stopped lying. And raging seas became calm.
Jesus fixed what was broken and once again gave every person—including you!—the opportunity to know God.
God showed his love for us that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
There was another step Jesus had to take. God wanted His children back in perfect relationship with Him. But the sin of Adam and Eve, and every other person since, caused death and brokenness. This could not go unpunished. Jesus died in our place, taking the punishment of our sins upon Himself in order to restore us to relationship with God.
Just like a seed has to give up its life for there to be hope of any new life, so Christ had to die for you to have a new life. Jesus loves you so much that He was willing to be broken and die for your sins so that you can be fixed. The Seed died and was buried.
The old has passed, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17
Three days later, Jesus came out of that ground as the risen savior of all people. Because of this, Jesus now offers you the new life He intended for you to have at the beginning of time. All you have to do is see that you are a sinner, broken, and in need of a savior. Like a seed has to lay down its life to become a flower, you must be willing to lay down your life of sin and ask Christ to forgive you. When you do, you will bury your life of sin and blossom into a new, beautiful life with God.
Because of His overwhelming love for you, God promises to save you from your brokenness today and give you eternal life. If you’d like to experience this, you can. With sincerity in your heart, simply say the prayer below.
For this is how God loved the world: He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
Dear God, I know that I am a sinner and in need of Your forgiveness. I am broken and lost. Thank you for sending your Son, Jesus Christ, to rescue me. I believe that Jesus came to this earth, died, and was raised to life again so that I can be fixed and given eternal life. I want Jesus to be the Savior of my life, making me a new person. I ask You, Jesus, to lead my life and help me to do Your will. I ask this in the name of Jesus. Amen.”
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