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Many years ago, I had a chance to give my life to Jesus, but I refused. I wanted to live my own life and not bother with God—and I'm afraid that's what I've done all these years. Is it too late for me now? Has my opportunity to be saved passed me by?


No, it is never too late to turn to Christ and be forgiven of our sins–and it would be tragic for you to ignore this great truth. The Bible says, “I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2).

At Easter, I often think of the two men who were crucified with Jesus. Both deserved to die, because they both were guilty of serious crimes. As they hung beside Jesus, one of them mocked Him and scorned His claim to be the Savior. But the other cried out, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” (Luke 23:42). Jesus heard that man’s plea and responded, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43). Almost at the last minute he was saved–and you can be, too.

No matter what your past has been, God stands ready to forgive you if you will only turn to Christ in repentance and faith. He loves you so much that He was willing to go to the cross for you, and He yearns for you to be with Him forever in heaven. Don’t let another day go by without Christ, but ask Him into your life today.

Some, however, who may be reading this are tempted to take the same road you took many years ago. Listen: Don’t gamble with your soul! Instead, discover the perfect plan God has for your life by giving yourself to Christ.

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  1. Lanette says:

    I was living a spiritual life but I became a backslider and now I feel like I’m stuck spiritually in the mud and can’t get out. is it too late for me to gain favor from GOD?

    1. Jeffrey says:

      My friend… you must hear my words …

      If you are still in the dark about your “once” faith you must do what I did…

      You must read revelations chapter 2 on Ephesus church… you must remember from where you have fallen … go back to that spot.. even if it takes radical changes in life…. you must strive to be alive in Christ again … Repent and “Do” your former “works” that pleased the Lord … There are 3 ways to be lost as a saved person … parable of the lost sheep… coin and Son…. If you truly are saved you knew clearly His love and voice but fell away… If this is you … you must go back to where you fell away…. and seek Him fervently everyday … regardless of your feelings…. Rich prayers and Blessings

  2. Donnie Martindale says:

    Lord Jesus, I am a sinner, I believe you died on the cross for me. I now ask you to come into my heart and save me, I will repeat of my sins and respectfully request that you now become Lord of my life and wherever you led me I will go. In Jesus Name!

  3. Melissa Renee Miller says:

    Asking Jesus to please break the chains that bind me

  4. Steven cartet says:

    I need Jesus

    1. BGEA says:

      Please visit to learn more about finding a lasting relationship with God.

  5. Eugene Griffiths says:

    Can an unrighteous person and a wicked turn to God to be saved

    1. BGEA says:

      Hi Eugene,
      Yes – while on this earth, everybody has the chance to turn to God. It is as simple as asking forgiveness for your sins and committing your life to Jesus Christ – trusting Him alone for your salvation. Please visit to learn more.

  6. Tim Moore says:

    When I pray to God I am wondering if I am sincere, I feel my heart has hardened over the years. I want to love God and be with God, I am afraid he does not want me and I am scared

    1. Don says:

      I want the Lord in my heart. I have messed up so much in my life. I am so Tired of sinning. Please come in to my heart Lord

    2. BGEA says:

      God is listening and He loves you! Please visit to talk and pray with a member of our team. They can help you find peace with God in your heart.

    3. Jeffrey says:

      Tim… you must do what I did…

      Read revelations chapter 2 on the Ephesians church… you must Repent!!!!!! And Go back to where you fell away from God’s Love… you must confess what you thought He did to you over the years… that you thought was not fair or wronged…. He only did it to protect us and to be for us not against us… even though it felt like he was trying to take away from us… truly it was Him not wanting us to be so far out drifting away… but it was our choice….

      Repent and Go back to where you started… remember from where we’re with Him… you must continue in His word everyday regardless of your feelings ….

      Our hearts get hard bc we don’t read His wisdom and love our own daily …. We must partake in Him

  7. Erik Olson says:

    Thank u so much
    I want to turn my life over to Jesus

  8. Mark says:

    My name is Mark and i have been struggeling for so long i cant take it anymore i feel as though there is a huge weight on my shoulders i want to tepent of my sins and i pray every night for forgivness and at the same time i fall back into sin am i to late to be with Jesus will he turn me away i want to live for Jesus can someone help me?

    1. Simon says:

      Mark, I tell you the truth, Jesus will never turn his back on those who seek him. I too was living in darkness for many years. I had rejected Christ as my Savior. After His calling, I knocked on His door and asked for help. In His due time, He answered. I know that the lost sheep can come back to the flock, that the prodigal son can come back to the Father, and that the lost can be saved by the amazing power of the Holy Spirit. You too brother can be saved. I will pray for you.

    2. Jeffrey says:

      Yes mark… yes… but you have to keep on knocking on God’s door… read revelations 2 on Ephesians church… remember from where you have fallin and Repent from that point you have fallen… and start reading His wisdom and value it over your own everyday…. aka bible … regardless of your feelings …. renew your heart with His words…. just keep repenting until you say what He wants to hear… you can just like me not understand but eventually i said the right words and my feet were washed clean… As Jesus said to Peter you must allow me to wash your feet (sins clean after salvation) Amen

  9. Tammy freeman says:

    I got an tattoo that I regret and I wanted to know will god forgive me when I knew better not to get it. I really regret it. I feel so bad. How will I know that he forgives me for a sin that in knew was wrong

    1. Melissa says:

      Tattoos are not a sin. As long as they don’t offend God.

    2. Jeffrey says:

      Yes all sins can be forgiven… except 1 but that doesn’t apply here..

      In order to fully come to God on this I would pray fervently to Him that you were sorry for making that call when you knew better. “Anything out of faith is sin” Romans 14

      “And if you know to do good and do not do it … it’s sin” (james) however what clears sin is the turning away … lets say you tell God you’re sorry but in a week your mind is meditating on the next “cool” tat…. tell God you won’t get offensive tats anymore and when “do” just that the only way you know you’re forgiven is if the burden has lifted and you are sure you will not “go after” or chase those thoughts again. Amen