The Necessity Of God 's Salvation Essay

2164 Words9 Pages
The Necessity of God 's Salvation
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth"(Genesis 1:1, New International Version). God created the world; the waters, the land, the vegetation, day, night, aquatic life, birds of flight, land animals, and finally humans. God created us, male and female, in his image, so that we may live on the earth and may rule over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and the beasts of the land. So that we may be with God but not equal to God. Man was tempted and rebelled against God creating a separation, an abyss between us and God which no one could patch or cross. Man was separated from God. However God wanted to forgive us by sending His son Jesus down onto earth so that we may be saved. Born of a virgin He preached the Gospel of repentance, healed the ailments of man, and was a earthly form of God. However some men did not like Him because He claimed to be equal with God, so Jesus was betrayed into the hands of men who tortured, arrested, taunted, flogged and later crucified Him. He died on the cross not as a martyr, rather as a symbol of God 's forgiveness. That God send his one and only Son as a living sacrifice for our sins so that we may not perish but may go to be with Him in paradise. After three days Jesus rose again and later ascended into heaven to sit down at the right hand of God. It was then the Holy Spirit was given as an earthly counselor for us to guide us down the right path. The Christian faith today is based

More about The Necessity Of God 's Salvation Essay

Get Access