Falling is Inevitable
There is something you can count on if you skate, surf, or ride... you are going to lose your balance and fall at some point. It's guaranteed. Another sure thing in life in general is that one day you will die. We all do. And just like falling, we don't know how or when it will happen, but it WILL happen. You can't avoid it. The big question though is what happens when we die?
No one is perfect. We have all done wrong. Have you ever told even one lie? Thought about someone lustfully? Taken something that wasn't yours? Even just one sin separates us from God and from spending eternity with Him. And when we die, we WILL stand before Him to be judged.
BUT, because God loves us so much, there's a solution! Over 2000 years ago, He sent his son, Jesus Christ. He was born and lived a full life without ever sinning. WHOA! Then, at just the right time, He chose to die for us - taking the weight of the sins of the world with him as He died on a Roman cross. The best part though is that 3 days later, He totally rose again - defying death! This is KEY! Who wants to follow a dead guy? Of all the dudes who have claimed deity, only Jesus overcame the grave.
Because of Jesus, we too can have eternal life, and that starts here on earth. It's a FREE GIFT! When you put your trust in Jesus, and choose to live for Him, He doesn't see the sins of your past. You get a clean slate! All those falls and mistakes in life... Jesus paid for them.
Can you imagine the biggest fine you could get for some mistake you made? Now picture some stranger walking into court and just paying it for you. WOW! You'd be pretty stoked if that happened right? And Jesus' gift is SO much bigger; it's about your eternal destiny! That joy you can surely imagine feeling if someone else were to take care of your fine, it's a real joy that comes when you follow Jesus! Not only does following Him wash away our sins, but right away He sends His Spirit to help us keep our balance and travel down the line toward eternal life.
If you want this FREE GIFT, all you have to do is talk to God - right where you are now. The only thing between you and God's gift is YOU. It's up to you. Remember, just like falling, you can't know when you will die. Are you ready to meet God?
Here is an example of a prayer you can say if you want His free gift:
God, I have messed up lots of times. I know I can't ever be good enough to earn your favor. Thank you for your son, Jesus, who died for my sins. Please forgive me for what I've done wrong. I want to know You more. Reveal Yourself to me. Help me to follow You with my whole heart and to live for Jesus every day. Amen.
If you want to know more about Jesus, ask us! You can also read more about him in the Bible; we recommend you start with the book of John.
If you sincerely prayed this prayer today, you are a NEW CREATION! We would be so stoked to hear that you have received eternal life and to help you begin the incredible adventure of following Jesus. PLEASE send us an email!