How to become a Christian

I want to ask you the most important question that you will ever be asked in your entire lifetime. Please answer honestly the following question: "If you died today, are you 100% sure that you would go to heaven?" Are you 100% sure? If you are not, then you need to be. There are only four things you need to know and understand to be assured that you will go to heaven when you die:

Every man is a sinner - The Bible says in Romans 3:10, "There is no one righteous, not even one." The Bible also says in Romans 3:23, "For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." Did you notice that the Scriptures say, "All have sinned?" I'm in that "all"-and so are you. Let me ask you, "Have you ever made any moral mistakes, told any lies, been cruel to anybody, ever cheated, ever lost your temper, ever said something you were sorry for later, ever been insensitive, or self-centered?" Sure, we all have and the Bible calls this, "sin." Sin is a willful rebellion against what God commands, living our lives as if God did not matter, or deciding for ourselves what is right and wrong. Do you agree that you have sinned? Now let's notice the second thing you must know and understand to go to heaven:

God will punish every man's sin - The Bible further says in Romans 6:23a, "For the wages of sin is death..." and in Romans 5:12, "Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned." The Scriptures say that sin pays wages. Wages are rewards that we receive for working. God said that the payment for our sin is death. There are two kinds of death: physical and spiritual. Physical death is when the body dies and goes back to the ground and spiritual death is when the soul is cast into hell and separated from God for eternity. Spiritual death begins immediately upon our physical death. In hell, you are conscious, yet separated from God and punished for your sins forever. A righteous God must punish sin. Every man is a sinner and his sin has separated him from a holy God. God calls upon each man to repent of his sin (Acts 17:30). The Greek word metanoeo (met-an-o-eh-o-Strong's #3340) is translated into English as "repent" and means, "a change of thinking that leads to a change of action." It means that I'm sorry enough about my sins to quit sinning. If one of your children would break a rule and return to you and say, "I'm sorry," you would believe him. But let's say he broke the rule twenty times today and each time he returned and said, "I'm sorry." Would you begin to doubt his sincerity? What would convince you that he really was sorry? I'm sure that if he would quit his wrong behavior, it would convince you that he really was sorry. That's what repentance is. I am sorry enough about my sins to quit committing them. Let's review for a moment. You said you were a sinner, right? What are the wages of sin? That's right, spiritual death. If the Bible is true, then all men are in deep trouble! The second thing that you must understand to go to heaven is that every person will be punished for his or her sin. Do you believe that God will punish your sin? Now let's notice the third thing you must know and understand to go to heaven:
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