Following Jesus

Facts For Following Jesus
The most important decision you will ever make is to choose Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. He is the only way to Heaven! Also knowing and following Him is the way to a wonderful life here on Earth. Here are 10 things you must do to follow Jesus Christ:
1. Put Your Faith in Christ Alone- For by grace you are saved through faith- Ephesians 2:8 Jesus is the Savior not your religion or good deeds. Trust Him, too, for the problems of each new day.
2. Change and Stop Your Sin- Unless you repent, you will all perish- Luke 13:3. It is vital that you change your mind about sin. Change your life by turning from all sinful ways. From now on you are to be living in obedience to Jesus Christ and the Bible.
3. Be Baptized in Water- Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins-Acts 2:38 As soon as possible get baptized in water. This is a step of obedience and a sign to all that you are going to follow Jesus.
4. Be Filled with the Spirit- Do not be drunk with wine, but be filled with the Spirit- Ephesians 5:18 Pray and invite the Holy Spirit to come in and fill your life. He will help you and give you power to live for Christ.
5. Attend Church Regularly- The Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved-Acts 2:47 When we are saved we should join a good church. Find a Bible believing church where they love Jesus and connect there to grow and serve the Lord.
6. Have a Daily Time with God- Go to your most private place, shut the door, and pray to your Father in secret-Matthew 6:6 You need a daily quiet time with the Lord. There you can communicate with Him by praise, prayer, Bible reading, waiting and listening.
7. Read the Bible Everyday- Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God-Matthew 4:4 As a Christian, the Bible is our food. To be strong and healthy we must read it, think about it, obey it, and put it into practice in our lives.
8. Spend Time Praying Everyday- He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up-Luke 18:1 We must pray to the Lord everyday, tells him our needs, ask for His help, and listen for His wisdom.
9. Obey Jesus and the Bible- If you really love me, you will keep my commands-John 14:15 Jesus is your Lord if you are a Christian. To the best of your ability you must follow His commands. We are blessed if we obey.
10. Tell others about Christ- Go into all the world, and give the good news to everyone-Mark 16:15 Our job as Christians is to tell others about Jesus. About how He love us and wants to save us. We should be ready at all times to share our faith.