I Corinthians 1:18
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish
foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of
Objection! I cannot come to Jesus Christ now
I don't need
to. I am a good person...
I am an alcoholic...
Not necessary. I give
money to feed the poor...
I am a prostitute...
I sit in a prison now,
convicted of first-degree murder...
I am obsessed
to church every Sunday. What more is required...
addicted to drugs...
On and on. Come to Him
in whatever state you are in. You see, it's not about how "good" you
are; it's about how good He is. He came to save that which was
lost--mankind. Its not about you being perfect, it's the fact that
He is Perfect. He can deal with anything. Come to Him as you are and
leave the rest up to Him.
Consider praying something like the following if you do not believe:
"Lord, I want to believe in You, but I struggle with reasonings and doubts in my mind. Although I may feel foolish and uncomfortable as I pray this, I know I have nothing to lose by doing so. Help my unbelief! Reveal Your Word--Jesus Christ--to my
heart and mind. Amen.
is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven
given to men by which we must be saved."
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten
Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have
Jesus said to
him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the
Father except through Me.
9 That if you
confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart
that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you
believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you
confess and are saved.
6 For when we were yet without
strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a
good man some would even dare to die.
8 But God commendeth
his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died
9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood,
we shall be saved from wrath through him.
Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life.