To become a Christian you must believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord
To become a Christian, you must believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord. When you accept the fact that you have disobeyed God, but also accept Jesus' death on the cross as punishment for your sins (in your place and on your behalf), you have become a Christian. In doing so, you will live forever (in Heaven). Believing that Jesus is Lord means glorifying Him and trying to learn what pleases Him (through the Bible). God will forgive you when you make mistakes because Jesus took your punishment for those mistakes, but if you are truly serving Him then you will also want to try to do His will. You may think that you'll lose personal freedom by doing this, but the truth is, you will be gaining freedom from sin, and freedom from the law that none of us can keep. And with this freedom comes love, joy, and peace.
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