How To Get To Heaven

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Here, in short and simple form, is all the information that you need in order to go to heaven.

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God' (Romans 3:23)

As sinners, we are separated from God who is holy, righteous and just. Our destiny is eternal separation form God in the lake of fire.

For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that He was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: (1 Corinthians 15:3,4)

Although we deserved damnation and judgement, Christ paid for our sins on the cross. He then demonstrated his Deity and His victory over death by rising from the dead. Christ, being fully man and fully God, paid the penalty for our sins that we cannot pay.

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (Ephesians 2:8,9)
In whom we have redemption through his blood, [even] the forgiveness of sins: (Colossians 1:14)

Knowing that we are sinners and that Christ died for us, we should respond by placing our faith in Christ's payment for our sin. We are not saved by our own good works but by the grace of God. Grace can be though of as unmerited favor or

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What amazing love! God sent His son to die so that we, who are sinners, might live!

By placing our faith in Christ's shed blood and nothing else, we can have eternal life. Isn't today a good day to place your faith in Christ? There will never be a better time. In fact, there is no guarantee of another day. Trust Christ today.