John 3:17-18 NIV 2011
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.
God sent His Son showing His love. 1 John 4:9, “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.” God sent Jesus to save the world. John 6:29, “Jesus answered: ‘The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.’” There is a choice man must make; to not believe or believe Jesus is God’s Son. John 5:24a, “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life.” Jesus Christ is God’s Son sent to save sinners.
Many know John 3:16 but few read the rest of the story. Yes, God loves us but sin separates us from Him. The world continues to stand condemned without Jesus. It is through Christ’s shed blood that God sees me as sinless. I can do nothing on my own. 1John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” God’s Son saved a sinner like me.
Who needs to know Jesus?
Thankful daily for God’s Son,