By: Pastor Lee Wells
A great question faces you as you read this. It is not Have you joined a church? or Do you have religion? or Are you doing your very best? The great question is, Have you been born again?
You may ask yourself, What makes this question so important? The answer is simply this: Jesus said, “Except a man be born again he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3).
There are many people trusting in good works. They often say, “I treat everybody right.” However, salvation does not come through works; it comes only through the matchless grace of God. “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any many should boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9).
There are those who say that water baptism is not necessary. Yet, on the day of Pentecost, those who were convicted by the preaching of Peter asked, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?” Peter answered, “Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the Name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost” (Acts 2:38).
The Scriptures attest to the essential need of water baptism and the wonderful gift of the Holy Ghost. We must believe the Scriptures because it is through them that the way of salvation is made known.
My friend, you may belong to a church or be a church officer. You may be religious, or you may be active in church work and doing the best you can. You may be striving to live right and attain a high moral standard. Yet, if you have not been born of the water and of the Spirit, you cannot enter into the kingdom of God (John 3:5).
Jesus Christ came to seek and to save. So it is in the Spirit of Christ that we extend to you an invitation to visit Landmark Fellowship for Sunday morning worship service or our Tuesday evening mid-week service.