Begin my journey with Jesus

Now that you have placed your faith in Jesus Christ, your life can begin with a fresh start.

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17

To have a growing relationship with someone, you have to spend time with them.  Your relationship with God is no different. Here are a couple simple steps you can take to grow in your relationship with God.

PRAY REGULARLY

Talk to God like you would a friend.  Share your concerns, hurts, needs, and desires.  But remember, God is a Holy God.  We are to be reverent and respectful.  He will hear you and continue to reveal Himself to you each and every day as you continue to walk with Him.

 “I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” - Luke 11:9

READ THE BIBLE

Over the span of thousands of years God has provided us with the greatest love story ever told.  In the Bible He reveals His love for people and the sacrifice of His Son to show it.  The Bible is also called the Word of God.  In it contains many answers to life’s most difficult questions, and offers guidance to our biggest challenges.  Begin reading in the book of John and learn about the amazing life of Jesus Christ.  If you do not have a Bible click here and we will send you one.

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” – Hebrews 4:12

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ATTEND A STRONG CHURCH 

You need to know there are no perfect churches, because we are all imperfect people.  But doing life alone with all of its ups and downs can be difficult.  In God’s perfect plan, He created the church. A place where Christians can do life together, worship God, encourage each other, develop lasting relationships and draw closer to God together.  

There are many amazing churches.  Find one and get plugged in and attend regularly.  click here for help in finding a church.

“Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, 25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” – Hebrews 10:24-25

GET BAPTIZED

While many people have been baptized as a child or even as adults, the Bible is very clear that baptism is something that is to take place after a person’s commitment is made to Jesus Christ.  Baptism is also baptism by immersion, meaning to be dipped under the water.  In every example of baptism in the Bible this is what we find.  Since Jesus said it, as Christians we should follow it.  

“And many of the Corinthians, hearing, believed and were baptized.” - Acts 18:8

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