What is a Christian?
A Christian is a person who realizes that they need
help. Everyone in the world has done something wrong and in the Bible
that is called SIN. God also makes it clear in the Bible that though He loves us
and wants us to go to Heaven one day, He wants us, but he does not want sin,
in fact He won't allow sin to enter Heaven. So because God wants us to go into
the Heaven he has prepared for us, He decided something must be done and that is
where Jesus came in.
In John 3 verse 16 we read:
that whoever believes in him shall not perish but
have everlasting life.
The fact is that God loves everyone of us so much that no sacrifice was deemed too great, he was willing to give his Life for you and me, so that our sin, the one thing that could keep us out of Heaven, could be taken away, and that's exactly what he did.
By dying on the cross for us to demonstrate his love, he made a way back into God's family and reopened the door of Heaven so that anyone who chooses may enter in. He paid the price for our Sin, because we were incapable of doing it for ourselves.
In Romans 6 verse 23,
For the wages of sin is death,
You see we deserved to die because of our Sin, but because
Jesus was without Sin, He was able to die in our place and pay the price for our
If you want to become a Christian all you have to do is acknowledge there is sin
in your life and that you cannot go into Heaven with that. Acknowledge that
Jesus died on the cross to deal with your sin and invite Him into your life to
take it away.