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how to share your faith

As a believer, you will have the opportunity to talk to others about your faith. At times you will find a person who wants to know how he or she can become a Christian. Following is a guide you can use to help a person understand what it means to begin a relationship with Christ.

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Would you like to accept Jesus as your Savior?

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If the person is ready, explain that he or she can express belief and trust in Christ through prayer. Prayer is simply talking to God. He knows what a person means even when it is difficult to express. Tell the person that he or she may use their own words, or they can repeat the following prayer after you:

read the following verses and make the following points

Dear God, I know that my sin has separated me from you. Thank you that Jesus Christ died in my place. I ask Jesus to forgive my sin and to come into my life. Please begin to direct my life. Thank you for giving me eternal life. In Jesus' name, Amen.

That's it! You can officially welcome this person into God's family--your new brother or sister in Christ!

Just as a baby is not born and then left to fend for himself, so a newborn believer in God's family needs some guidance. As the one who introduced him or her to Christ, you should attempt to help this new believer grow.

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