Sunday, February 13, 2011

John 3:17

You're probably thinking "don't you mean John 3:16?"  I just heard this in church, today.  It meant so much I just had to come and share.  Almost everyone has heard John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."  Even people that are not Christians have heard this scripture, but the sad thing is that we are surrounded by people who think that doesn't apply to them.  People that think they are so bad and have sinned so much in their life that there is no way that they are "good enough to become a Christian".
That is why if we just read ahead a tiny bit we get some more good news that might even be better news for some people.  "For God did not send His son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.  Whoever believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God's one and only Son." v 17&18.
It doesn't matter what you've done or what you're going to do.  You could have committed some of the most heinous acts know to man and you can still be saved.  Or you could have lead the most honest and righteous life ever and still not be saved because you don't know Jesus.  It just goes to show us, that it's not about us it's only about Jesus.  There is nothing we can do to get to Heaven accept call on Him.  That is Good News!

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