You have not come to this page, at this moment in time simply by accident. 
The short message on this page can change your life and your eternal destination.

I became a Christian some 30 years ago after reading the message of the gospel, the "Good News", in a book, and responded to the message by offering a simple but sincere prayer from my heart that I had sinned against the Lord, and that I needed His forgiveness that He had provided for me at the cross 2000 years ago. It was a simple prayer, but my life has truly not been the same since.
30 years later, it is still the greatest, most profound and with perfect 20/20 hindsight, easily the best decision of my life. 
I hope and pray you will stop what you are doing right now and confess to the one true God in the quietness of your soul, that you too are a sinner, that you have blown it, and that you need and accept the forgiveness only a loving God can offer you because of the substitutionary death of Jesus Christ on the cross and His resurrection.  That is the simple gospel message.
Today can be your day for a fresh start with the God of the universe. To achieve it, you must believe the good news of the gospel.

If you have any doubts as to why you should trust the bible, please click here.  
May God, through His Son, richly bless you. 
- W.E. 

God’s Purpose: Peace and Life

God is the Master Artist. He created the universe and everything in it, and He made us so we could have fellowship with Him. God loves us and wants us to experience his peace and life—abundant and eternal.

The Bible says:

“We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
—Romans 5:1
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."
—John 3:16
"I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full."
—John 10:10

The Problem: Our Separation

God created us in his own image to have everlasting life. When we choose to disobey God and go our own way instead of his, this is sin, and results in separation from God.

The Bible says:

“But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.”
—Isaiah 59:2
"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God."
—Romans 3:23
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord."
—Romans 6:23 (NIV)

God’s Bridge: The Cross

Jesus Christ died on the cross and rose from the grave. He paid the penalty for our sin and bridged the gap between God and people.

The Bible says:

"Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me."
—John 14:6
"But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
—Romans 5:8
"Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, ... he was buried, ... he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures."
—1 Corinthians 15:3-4

Our Response: Receive Christ

We must trust Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and invite him into our life.

The Bible says:

“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.”
—Revelation 3:20
"That if you confess with your mouth, Jesus is lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved."
—Romans 10:9
"Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God."
—John 1:12

How You Can Know Jesus Today

  • Admit your need for him.
  • Be willing to turn from your sins.
  • Believe that Jesus died for you on the cross and rose from the grave.
  • Invite Jesus to come in and control your life through the Holy Spirit.

How to Pray:

Dear Lord Jesus,
I know that I am a sinner and need Your forgiveness. I believe that You died for my sins. I want to turn from my sins. I now invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as Lord and Savior.
In Jesus' name, Amen.

You can also email us here at the Torn Republic if you just prayed a prayer to receive Christ as Lord and Savior, if you have recommitted your life to Christ, or if you simply have sincere questions about your salvation in Christ: email us@   We would love to correspond with you.

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