How to become a Christian ~ How to accept Jesus into your heart; How to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior

How to become a Christian ~ How to accept Jesus into your heart; How to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior. Are you wondering How to become a Christian? Do you want to know How to accept Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior? Wondering How to accept Jesus into your heart?

Perhaps you’ve heard people talk about following Jesus. Maybe you are ready to say: I will follow Christ ~ Yes Lord, I will follow you! Are you wondering How to Follow Jesus? How to start a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ? How to accept Jesus Christ as Savior? Read On!

(For a much more detailed explanation and presentation of what it means to start a relationship with God, please visit: Getting to know God.)

How to become a Christian – Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Romans 3:23, ESV for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Romans 6:23, ESV For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Acts 16:30b,31, KJV …what must I do to be saved? So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved…

How to accept Jesus into your heart – Confess and Believe
John 1:12, NLT But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.
Romans 10:9-10, 13, ESV If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.

What does it mean to “believe in the Lord Jesus Christ”? – It means to place your complete faith and trust in Jesus Christ, and rely upon Him as your only hope of salvation and eternal life. You are accepting God’s free gift of eternal life by trusting Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior.

***Believing & Accepting Jesus makes you a Christian. Praying the prayer below without meaning what you say will not magically make you a Christian. What makes you a Christian is truly repenting, believing in Jesus, and making a decision to Accept Jesus into your life as your savior. We are all trusting God to continually lead and guide us to live a life of obedience to Him every day.

To Accept Jesus into your heart and life today, please pray this or a similar prayer (and sincerely mean and believe what you say ):
Dear God, I know that I am a sinner and that my sin has separated me from you. I want to start a new life with you today. I want to accept and trust Jesus Christ as my Savior. I believe Jesus Christ died for my sins, was resurrected, is alive, and hears my prayers. I believe His death and resurrection provided for my forgiveness and salvation. I accept Jesus into my heart today. I trust in Jesus as my Lord and Savior. I commit my life into your hands, dear God. I choose life. Please help me to obey you, and live a life that makes you happy. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
See also: What Makes God Happy?; What Makes God Sad?

John 1:12, NLT But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.
Titus 3:5, NLT He saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit.

Congratulations – Welcome to the Family of God!
This is a decision you will by God’s grace never regret. I pray that the joy and peace of God will continue to dwell in your heart. I pray that you will get closer to God everyday, you will know him more and become more and more like him. I pray your life will always be full of God’s peace, hope, love, joy and purpose. Just keep on trusting him. God is always there for you.

Please, don’t ever forget how much God loves you. No matter what you’re going through, He is there.
See more: Bible Verses about God’s Unconditional Love

If you accepted Jesus into your heart today, please let me know. I’ll be thrilled to hear from you. I’ll be honored to encourage you as we grow in our walk with God. You are now a Christian ~ Praise GOD! :)

2 Corinthians 5:17, NLT This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!
***Up Next => What to do after accepting Jesus – Next Steps after becoming a Christian.
***If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to let me know. May God bless and keep you always!

Thanks for reading, Dear Friends!
Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~

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