The Crown teaches us that Jesus is the coming King sent by God to save mankind from the rule of sin, Satan, and death and to grant sinners new and eternal life in the Kingdom of God. When you enter into the Kingdom of God, you have entered into a New Life with Jesus.
Jesus said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”
Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
The Cross teaches us that Jesus bought a sinner’s freedom by paying with His own life on a cross. This is the gospel truth: that Life with Jesus in His Kingdom is given freely by responding to who Jesus is and what He has done for you.
Jesus lived the perfect
life for you.
He died on a cross for
On the third day He
Jesus said, “The Kingdom of God is at hand;
repent and believe in the gospel… and,
come follow Me.” Mark 1:15, 17
Repentance is a total change of mind away from sin and the world. To repent is to experience conviction, remorse, and sorrow for your sin and to seek God’s forgiveness.
Believe the gospel. Jesus is God’s Son who lived, died, and was raised for you. To believe is to put all of your trust in Him alone for your salvation. True saving faith results in new actions.
Commit to follow Him in obedience as His disciple. To follow Jesus means both to obey His commands and to imitate things He said and did. This includes obedience to the Bible.
Mark 16:16 says, “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved…”
Acts 2:41 says, “So those who received his word were baptized…”