The Good News
God, the righteous Creator
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of his glory!”
God has existed in perfect unity of Father, Son, & Holy Spirit since before time began (Psalm 90:2). God has always been and always will be. In His fullness, God created everything by His powerful word (Gen 1:3, Psalm 33:9). He created everything beautiful and good, both things visible and invisible, to be enjoyed by the people He created in perfect relationship with Him (Gen 1:31, Col 1:16). But as you know and can feel, everything isn't "very good" anymore. What happened?
Mankind, the rebellious Sinners
"Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord?
And who shall stand in His holy place?"
Rather than listening to God's word, we rebelled. Adam and Eve disobeyed by eating of the tree they were commanded not to eat from, plunging all of humanity into sin and brokenness (Gen 3:6). It's not as if we can blame Adam and Eve for our alienation from God because the Bible makes it clear that every one of us have sinned against God in thought, word, and deed (Rom 3:23, Rom 5:12). We are guilty, hopeless, and in need of rescue.
Christ, the Savior-King
"God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
Although we continue to run from God, worshipping false gods like money, sex, and power and so much more, God in His grace sent Jesus into the world to rescue us! Jesus lived the perfect life we have not lived, died the death that we deserved, and rose bodily from the dead to reconcile us to Himself (2 Corinthians 5:21). It is only in and through Jesus that we can be rescued from our sin and the judgment we deserve (John 14:6). Not only that, but it's only in Jesus where we can find ultimate hope, joy, peace, satisfaction, and healing (John 10:10, Phil 4:7, 1 Tim 1:1).
How will you respond?
"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."
Will you entrust your life to Christ the Savior-King? Will you turn from the futility of your sin to the riches of knowing the God of the universe? The Bible is clear; when we entrust our lives to Jesus, responding in repentance and faith, we will be saved (Acts 16:31, Romans 10:9-10). If you have become aware of your need for Jesus and that He is the all-sufficient Savior we would love to talk and pray with you! If you still have questions or wonder about the validity Christ's truth claims, we would love to meet you and help you investigate the Bible for yourself.