THE ONE THING YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOWAre you certain that you will be in heaven when this life is over? How do you know? The Bible tells us all about how God provided a way for us to be with Him in heaven forever.
God created all things, including us, so that we would serve Him and enjoy Him forever. Unfortunately, when the first man sinned and rebelled against God, one of the consequences was that all of his descendants would instinctively do the same. Without the help of God, all we can do is sin against Him.
Our sin leaves us feeling miserable because we know God is perfect and sinless and that He cannot tolerate sin. This fact means that He cannot let us into heaven. We have rebelled against Him and have provoked His infinite anger. Rather than enjoying Him forever, we are destined for eternal punishment.
However, God sent His Son, Jesus, so that we could be at peace with Him. Jesus is both God and man, and when He died, His death became the eternal death for all those who would believe in these truths and show sorrow to God for having sinned against Him. Jesus paid the penalty we all deserve. God then raised Him from the dead, which shows us that we, too, will be raised when Jesus comes again. And when He comes, He will be your judge and either allow you into heaven or send you to hell, based upon whether or not you believed in Him.
We invite you to do what God commands - confess your sins to God and believe that Jesus died for you. By doing so, you can experience the salvation that only God can give.
Please let us know if this is your need or if you have any questions. Our pastor would love to talk with you about your spiritual needs and help you to know what it means to be a Christian.