To have a personal relationship with Jesus, you must …
1. Repent – Admit I am a sinner that deserves hell & without Christ I will be there for all eternity.
Romans 3:23 – For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Romans 6:23 – For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Revelation 20:14-15 – And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
2. Confess that Jesus the Son of God whose is God, paid the price with His blood for me.
John 10:25a & 30 – Jesus answered them, … I and my Father are one.
Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
1 Corinthians 15:1,3-4 – Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; … 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:
Romans 6:23 – For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
3. Believe on Jesus Christ. To receive this eternal life with Jesus you must confess to Jesus that you need Him to save you from hell & believe in your heart that He will save you because He died & rose again for YOU!
Romans 10:9-10 – That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
1 John 5:13 – These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.