How To Become A Christian

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All quotations below are from the English Standard Bible

HEAR:  You must hear and learn about Jesus.
John 6:45 “It is written in the Prophets, ‘And they will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me”
Romans 10:14 “How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?

BELIEVE:  You must have faith in God and Christ.
Hebrews 11:6 “And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.”
Mark 16:16 “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.”

REPENT:  You must turn away from sinful actions.
Luke 13:3No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
Acts 17:30 “The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent

CONFESS:  You must say that you believe that Jesus is the Lord.
Romans 10:9-10because, 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.”
1 Timothy 6:12 “Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses

BE BAPTIZED:  You must be baptized (immersed) in water for the forgiveness of sin.
Romans 6:3-4 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.”
1 Peter 3:21Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ

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