Salvation means to be saved, or delivered, from the result of sin—eternal death. It’s like a special gift from God that makes us feel super happy. Let us talk about why this gift is so good and how it changes our lives.

Why We Need Saving

Sometimes, we do things that aren’t so good, and it makes us feel far away from God. But God doesn’t want us to stay feeling like that. He has a plan to save us and bring us close to Him.

Bible Verse: “Everyone makes mistakes, but God’s gift is that He saves us and makes us right with Him because of Jesus.” – Romans 3:23-24

God’s Amazing Gift

The cool thing about salvation is that we don’t have to do anything special to get it. It’s like a big present from God. He gives it to us because He loves us so much, not because we did something to earn it.

Bible Verse: “God’s gift to us is so amazing. We don’t have to do anything to get it; He just gives it because He loves us a lot.” – Ephesians 2:8-9

How Salvation Changes Us

When we accept God’s gift, something awesome happens – we become new and better people. It’s like getting a fresh start. The joy of salvation transforms our hearts and helps us live better lives.

Bible Verse: “When we believe in Jesus, we become completely new. The old things are gone, and everything becomes fresh and new!” – 2 Corinthians 5:17

Being Friends with God Again

Before, our mistakes kept us away from God, but with salvation, we become friends with Him again. We don’t have to be afraid or feel far away. We can talk to God, and He listens and helps us.

Bible Verse: “Because of Jesus, we are friends with God again. We don’t have to be scared; God is always with us.” – Romans 5:10

Sharing the Happy News

The joy of salvation is so good that we want to tell everyone about it! God wants us to share this happy news with others, so they can feel the joy of salvation too.

Bible Verse: “Tell everyone the happy news and help them become friends with God too. We can show others how awesome God’s gift is.” – Matthew 28:19-20


So, let’s be super happy about God’s gift of salvation. It’s like the best present ever! As we understand why we need saving, accept God’s amazing gift, experience the changes in our lives, become friends with God again, and share this happy news with others, we can live with lots of joy. God’s love is the coolest thing ever! Amen.

Sermon: Grace Abounds