God's Gift to You
Most Important Relationship:
and Life: God loves you and wants you to experience peace and life abundantly
and eternally through a
10:10 "... I have come that they might have life and
Since God planned for us to have peace and the abundant life right now through a relationship with Him, why are most people not having this experience?
OUR PROBLEM IS SEPARATION:
God did not make us like robots to automatically love and obey Him, but gave us a will and a freedom of choice. When we choose to disobey God and go our own way, the Bible tells us that our choice results in separation from God.
59:2 "But your iniquities have separated you from your God and your sins
have hidden His face from you,
WHO HAS SINNED?
3:23 "For all have sinned and fall short of the
Christ is the one and only remedy for this problem of separation! He died
on the Cross and rose from the grave, paying the penalty for our sin and
bridging the gap
Romans 5:8 "But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Jesus is the only way to have a relationship with God and to experience abundant life and peace.
John 4:6 "1 am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
You must personally respond by turning to God from sin.
3:19 "Repent then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out,
that times of refreshing may
Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and receive
1:12 "But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become
children of God, to those who
10:9 ". . .if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in
your heart that God has raised
You can begin your personal relationship with God by receiving Christ right now!
You can express your decision to receive Jesus and believe and trust in Him as Savior and Lord through a simple prayer. He knows what you mean even when it is difficult to express yourself. You may use the following words or your own.
Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I need your forgiveness. I believe
that You died for my sins. I want to turn away from my sins. Please come
into my life. I want to trust and follow you as Savior and Lord of my life.
Your decision begins a relationship that will last forever!
2:6,7 "And now just as you trusted Christ to save you, trust Him, too,
for each day s problems; Live in Vital union with Him.
If you just prayed that prayer, the Bible says that you are a new creature in Christ! You are now a born-again child of God with the right to claim all the promises contained in the Word of God just for you! If you prayed that prayer, please contact us either by e-mail or by writing the address below. We would love to send you some information that will help you grow as you begin your new life in Him.
us at (530)432-1161
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the PVCC Office for more info
Penn Valley Community Church
PO Box 360
Penn Valley, CA 95946
located at: 11739 Spenceville Road