Heal the sick, and tell them,
"The Kingdom of God is near you".
Luke 10:9
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How to personally know God

Realize that you are a sinner.

No matter how good a life we try to live, we still fall miserably short of being a good person. That is because we are all sinners. We all fall short of God's desire for us to be holy. The Bible says, "No one is good--not even one." (Romans 3:10 NLT). This is because we can not become who we are supposed to be without Jesus Christ.

Recognize that Jesus Christ died on the cross for you.

The Bible tells us, "But God showed His great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while were still sinners." (Romans 5:8 NLT). This is the Good News, that God loves us so much that He sent His only Son to die in our place when we least deserved it.

Repent of your sin.

The Bible tells us to "repent and be converted" (Acts 3:19 NKJV). The word repent means to change our direction in life. Instead of running from God, we can run toward Him.

Receive Christ into your life.

Becoming a Christian is not merely believing some creed or going to church on Sunday. It is having Christ HImself take residence in your life and heart. Jesus said, "Behold, I stand at the door (of your life) and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come. . . . (Revelation 3:20 NKJV).

If you would like to have relationship with Christ, simply pray this prayer and mean it in your heart:

Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe you died for my sins. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life. I confess you are my personal Lord and Savior. Thank you for saving me. Amen.

If you just prayed that prayer and meant it, Jesus Christ has now taken residence in your heart! Your decision to follow Christ means God has forgiven you and that you will spend eternity in heaven. The Bible tells us, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1 John 1:9 NKJV). 

To put your faith in action, be sure to spend time with God by reading your BIble, praying, getting involved in a Bible-preaching church, and telling others about Christ.

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"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away: behold all things have become new." 2 Corinthans 5:17
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16
"Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of the heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever." Daniel 12:3