Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Exposed: “Jehovah’s Witnesses” (Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Exposed) (What JWs Don't Want You to Know)




Exposed: “Jehovah’s Witnesses” (Watchtower Society)

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society (or “Jehovah’s Witnesses”, or JWs) was started by Charles Taze Russell during the 19th century. Spreading across more than 230 countries, the JW religion now has over 7 million members (1). JWs go door-knocking in many cities of America, inviting people to attend a Bible study or JW meeting.  This article will expose truth that the “Jehovah’s Witnesses” don’t want you to know about their religion.

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1. False Prophecies of the “Jehovah’s Witnesses”.

2. The False Teachings of The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Exposed.

(2.1) JWs Teach the Lie that Jesus Was a Created Being.

(2.2) The Nimrod / Ashtoreth / Baal System Exposed.

3. The Old Testament teaches that Jesus Christ is God the Father’s Only Begotten Son.

4. The Watchtower Society Teaches that Only It Can Understand the Bible.

5. The Call to Leave "Jehovah's Witnesses”

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1. False Prophecies of the “Jehovah’s Witnesses”


The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society was started by Charles Taze Russell and has its roots in the International Bible Students' Association, which Russell founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1872 (1). 
Charles T. Russell thought of himself as some kind of prophet and he predicted that Jesus Christ would visibly appear in 1914. This was not the only false prediction he and other “Jehovah’s Witnesses” (JWs) made.

The JW founder wrote in the 1908 edition of his book The Time is At Hand:

Charles Taze Russell
"True, it is expecting great things to claim, as we do, that within the coming twenty-six years all present governments will be overthrown and dissolved" (The Time Is At Hand; 1889; 1908 ed.; p. 99)

The JWs continued making prophecies after Charles T. Russell’s death. This prophecy comes from the 1917 edition of The Finished Mystery:

"And the mountains were not found. Even the republics will disappear in the fall of 1920. And the mountains were not found. Every kingdom of earth will pass away, be swallowed up in anarchy." (The Finished Mystery, 1917 edition, p. 258)

In 1918, the Watchtower Society predicted that in 1925…

"Therefore we may confidently expect that 1925 will mark the return of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and the faithful prophets of old, particularly those named by the Apostle in Hebrews 11, to the condition of human perfection." (Millions Now Living Will Never Die, p. 89)

There are more false prophecies that the Watchtower Society has made over the years. None of them have ever come to pass. Deuteronomy 18 talks about this very thing.

Deuteronomy 18:20-22

20 But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die.

21 And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the Lord hath not spoken?

22 When a prophet speaketh in the name of the Lord, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the Lord hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

Jesus Christ also speaks about this topic.

Matthew 7:13-20 (Bold added)

13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.


(Click to enlarge. The memorial for Charles T. Russell is a pyramid.
It bears the Masonic Knights Templar cross and crown symbol. )


2. The False Teachings of The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Exposed

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Mormonism Exposed (The Church of The Latter Day Saints Exposed) (LDS)

Brigham Young Statue. Photo by Scott Carrier 


The Mormon (LDS) Religion Exposed

The Mormons--or the LDS Church (“Latter Day Saints”)--form a widespread and influential group that has members in the federal government, in finance, and in politics. Many are familiar with the young men who go door-knocking, wearing badges stating that they are elders. We will look at just a few of the things these Mormon missionaries don’t want you to know about their religion and founders.


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Contents:

1. The Mormon ‘God’ “Was Once a Man” (False Doctrine)

2. The Mormon ‘God’ Has Many Wives (False Doctrine)

3. The Serpent’s Great Lie and Mormonism

4. Masonry and Mormonism

5. The Call to Leave Mormonism and Masonry)
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1. The Mormon ‘God’ “Was Once a Man” (False Doctrine)



Mormons (or members of the “Church of Latter Day Saints”) are taught the heresy that God once was a man. This is what the Mormon “prophet” Brigham Young said about God:

"The idea that the Lord our God is not a personage [person] of tabernacle [human body] is entirely a mistaken notion. He was once a man. […] If he had a Father, he was made in his likeness. And if he is our Father we are made after his image and likeness. He once possessed a body, as we now do; and our bodies are as much to us, as his body to him. Every iota of this organization is necessary to secure for us an exaltation with the Gods."
- Prophet Brigham Young, True Character of God, Salt Lake Tabernacle, February 23, 1862, Journal of Discourses, Vol. 9, p.286 (bold added)

Please pay attention to the last part: “…an exaltation with the Gods.” The Mormons believe that men can become God. We will look at that heresy later.
First, the Bible does clearly reveal that God the Creator of everything had no beginning and no end, and no one existed before Him or after Him, who is God. He alone is God.

Isaiah 45:5-6 (bold/underline added)

5 I am the Lord, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:

6 That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the Lord, and there is none else.

Isaiah 43:10-12

10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.

11 I, even I, am the Lord; and beside me there is no saviour.

12 I have declared, and have saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, that I am God.

Isaiah 44:8

Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.

The Mormon doctrine that God was once a man and that He had a beginning contradicts the Bible, God’s Holy Word. In Isaiah 43:10, God said, “Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.” God had no father and He had no mother. He had no beginning and He has no end. There is only one God.

1 Timothy 1:17 says, “Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.”

In Isaiah 44:6 God said: “Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.”

This is very clear. God said, “I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.” There is only one God, the Trinity, which means there are three in one being. This is not a contradiction. 

1 John 5:7 says, “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.”

Jesus Christ is the Word (see John 1:1). He is the Only Begotten Son of the Father. This is important to know. Jesus Christ is the God the Father’s Only Begotten Son.

John 1:14-15

14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

15 John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.


2. The Mormon ‘God’ Has Many Wives (False Doctrine)


The Mormons teach the false doctrine that God has many sons and daughters from his many wives. Yes, they believe that God has wives and that He is having spirit-children by them. They even believe that God the Father was Adam and that Eve was one of his many wives. That is what the Mormon prophet Brigham Young taught and it is part of their doctrine, but Mormon witnesses will never tell you this. For at least half a century, the Mormons believed Adam was God (1).

"Now hear it, O inhabitants of the earth, Jew and Gentile, Saint and sinner!  When our father Adam came into the garden of Eden, he came into it with a celestial body, and brought Eve, one of his wives, with him.  He helped to make and organize this world.  He is Michael, the Archangel, the Ancient of Days! about whom holy men have written and spoken--He is our Father, and our God, and the only God with whom we have to do."  (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses 1:50) (bold / underline added)


3. The Serpent’s Great Lie and Mormonism


The scripture clearly teaches that God is not a man and never was and that He never had any spirit children or wives. This false doctrine taught by the Mormons is directly against the Bible and it is part of Satan’s great lie found in Genesis 3.

Remember Brigham young said, “Every iota of this organization [i.e. "God" once was man] is necessary to secure for us an exaltation with the Gods.”?



Monday, August 25, 2014

John Hagee's False Teaching Exposed

John Hagee's False Teaching Exposed



Left: ?; Center: Benny Hinn; Right: John Hagee
John Hagee, senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas teaches false doctrine about salvation. Hagee denies that salvation is only through Jesus Christ. Hagee falsely claims that the Jews have another way of salvation (or covenant) and that Jesus Christ is not the Messiah (or Christ) of the Jews. 

(Contents: 
1. The Olive Tree of Promise and Salvation
2. Jesus Christ Does Claim to Be...the Messiah
3. The Old Testament Shows Jesus Christ Is the Messiah
4. Jesus Christ is Part of the Trinity of God and... )



This teaching contradicts the Bible which says Jesus Christ is the only way to salvation (for either Jews or Gentiles).

1 Timothy 2:5 says , "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;" 
Acts 4:12 says, "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." 
John 14:6 says ,"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

There are more scriptures that clearly show Jesus Christ is the only way to salvation for everyone (both to Jews and Gentiles).

Romans 1:16 says, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." (Note: Greek refers to Gentiles.) (Emphasis added.) 




1. The Olive Tree of Promise and Salvation




Romans 11 talks about an olive tree which is God's promised blessings to the Jews. Israel was promised a Messiah to save the Jews from their sin. The Holy Spirit, by Apostle Paul, writes to the saved Gentiles, telling them that they should not boast against the branches God cut out of the olive tree (which is God's covenant with Israel which includes Jesus Christ, the Messiah). 

Romans 11:17-19 (Emphasis added)
17 And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;
18 Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.
19 Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in.

We Gentiles are grafted into this tree. We are now inheritors of the promises God made to Israel of Salvation through the Messiah (Jesus Christ) and of the blessings God gave Abraham. But, we have not replaced Israel. The Jews do not have a separate means of salvation.

Romans 11:19-24 
19 Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in.
20 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
21 For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.
22 Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
23 And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be grafted in: for God is able to graft them in again.
24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert grafted contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree?

The Jews have a great inheritance if they will turn back to Jesus Christ and believe in Him and in the promises God gave to Abraham and to his descendants. God promised Abraham that "in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed." This promise is fulfilled by Jesus Christ, the Messiah. (See Genesis 22:18 and Acts 3.) Simon Peter in Acts chapter 3 told the Jews these words, by the leading of the Holy Spirit:

Acts 3:25-26 
25 Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
26 Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Jesus Christ is the Savior of both Jews and Gentiles if only they will believe in Jesus Christ for salvation.



2. Jesus Christ Does Claim to Be the Son of God and the Messiah (Christ)


Sunday, August 24, 2014

God Made an Everlasting Covenant with Israel. 10 Points Why the Jews Are Special to God





God Made an Everlasting Covenant with Israel: 10 Points Why The Jews Are Special to God


1. Gods Chose Israel (the Jews) for His People.


Psalms 122:6 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Zechariah 2:8 - For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.

Joel 3:1 - For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,

Genesis 12:3 - And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.


2. Gods Gives Abraham a Promise.

Genesis 12:1-3

12 Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:

2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.




3. Gods Gives Abraham a Covenant.


Genesis 15:18-21

18 In the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,

20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims,

21 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.






4. God gives Isaac, Abraham's son, the Abrahamic covenant; Not Ishmael.


Genesis 17:18-20 (bold and underline added)

18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!

19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac:
and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.


5. God Confirms the Covenant with Isaac.

Genesis 26:1-8 (bold and underline added)

26:1 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.

2 And the Lord appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of:

3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father;

4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

6 And Isaac dwelt in Gerar:


6. God Confirms the Covenant with Jacob (Later named Israel).


Genesis 28:10-15 (bold and underline added)

10 And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran.

11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.

12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.

13 And, behold, the Lord stood above it, and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;

14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.


Genesis 32:28

28 And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.



Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What the Bible Has to Say about False Teachers (False Prophets) (False Doctrine)


False teachers have been around since ancient times. They may sound good and say some correct things, but their deception is destructive and can be quite powerful. False teachers have certain characteristics which the Bible speaks of. Let us take a look at some of them.

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What the Bible Has to Say about False Teachers

1. False Teachers Scatter the Sheep of God’s Pasture

2. False Teachers Tolerate and Encourage Sin by Their Teaching

3. False Teachers Turn “the grace of our God into lasciviousness”

4. God is serious about repentance. 

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(1.) False Teachers Scatter the Sheep of God’s Pasture


Jeremiah 23:1-2 (bold added)

1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the Lord.

2 Therefore thus saith the Lord God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, saith the Lord.

False teachers scatter the sheep by bringing divisions in the Body of Christ: divisions which are contrary to the Word of God.

Romans 16:17-18

17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

Divisions are necessary when they are done according to the doctrine that the Bible teaches. Divisions which are “contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned” are against God’s will.


(2.) False Teachers (or False Prophets) Tolerate and Encourage Sin by Their Teaching


Jeremiah 23:13-14

13 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness; they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

The prophet of God, Jeremiah saw abomination (wickedness) being done in Israel and Judah. False prophets were not telling people to repent from sin. Instead, they “strengthen also the hands of evildoers”. They were teaching people that God tolerates sin and that God will not judge sin.

Jeremiah 23:7 says, “They say still unto them that despise me, The Lord hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.”

Many teachers today say that God just wants to bless you and give you whatever is in your heart. The Bible shows us this truth about the heart.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

10 I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.



Following your heart may sound good, but the “heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked” and we cannot understand how wicked it really is. False teachers appeal to the heart’s desires. They sound good on the surface, but if you take time to seek God with all your heart and search the scriptures, God will reveal their true nature to you, by His Spirit.


Jude warns about false teachers in the Book of Jude:

Jude 1:3-5

3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

4 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

5 I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.


(3.) False Teachers Turn “the grace of our God into lasciviousness”


These false teachers are “turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness”. How are they doing that? 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

"The Word of the LORD to America": A Word from God on 8/17/14






"The Word of the LORD to America" (8/17/14)

(Note: God had me write this down (below). I tested this with the test of the spirits found in 1 John 4:1-4. These words in quotes are not my words, but God's. All glory be to God!)

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God said these exact words:

“America, you who have stoned the prophets, you who have rejected My counsel, you shall surely perish.

I have called out to you but you have only been rebellious and stiffnecked and you would not heed My commands.

I have called out to you and sought unto you but you would not seek Me. I have cried out to you but you would not cry unto Me. I have given you messengers but you have rejected them.

I shall surely destroy you and you shall perish. I am coming to judge you, America. Take heed and repent before it is too late.

I, the LORD your God, have spoken.”


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I encourage you to seek God and to turn to Him with all your heart.

Jeremiah 29:13
13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

Repent from any sin God convicts you about.

Psalm 37:27
27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

Romans 6:16
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

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IF YOU ARE SEEKING TO KNOW GOD, please read this message.

God loves us so much that He sent His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins and shed His precious blood to pay for all of these sins.

If you repent (turn away) from your sins (Acts 3:19), and believe and confess aloud that Christ has done this for you (Romans 10:9-10), and have made Him your Lord and Savior (again Romans 10:9-10) you are saved.

Now seek God with all your heart. Seek to know Him and you will (Jeremiah 29:13).

John 17:3 says: "And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”

Jeremiah 29:13
13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Is There any Hope in this Depressing World?



Is There any Hope in this Depressing World?



Yes. There is hope. That hope is only found in Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Trinity of God. He died a cruel death on a cross to save you from your sins and their consequence (which is Hell) so you could be able to enter Heaven.

God wants to have a close friendship with you because He loves you.

In John 3:16, Jesus said, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

Because you (and I) have sin, we cannot enter Heaven (...we need Jesus). Heaven is perfect and sin would make Heaven corrupted just like a little poison in a glass of water makes it deadly.

Revelation 21:27 says, "And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life." 
(No sin will enter the Holy City of God, New Jerusalem.)

God knew this and sent His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to die for your sins so you could be saved from sin and have a close friendship with Him and go to Heaven.

Hell was made for the devil (Satan) and his fallen angels. Satan wants you to go to Hell with him.




What to Know and Do:

(1) If you believe that Jesus Christ died for your sins (Romans 10:9-10); 
(2) repent from your sins (Acts 3:19) (because holding onto sin is making sin your god instead of Jesus); 
and (3) make Jesus Christ your Savior and Lord (Luke 16:13) (which means making Him your God who you obey), you will be saved.


When you seek God with all your heart, you will find Him.

Jeremiah 29:13 says, "And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart."