Maranatha Free Church of Jesus Christ

10 Ways to Get Closer to the Lord

When life drags you through its trials and tribulations giving you no one or no where to turn to, always remember that God is on your side. Here are 10 ways to strengthen your relationship with the Lord. 



Luke 13:3, Jesus stated, I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will likewise perish


Receive Him

John 1:12, But as many receive Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name


Be born again

John 1: 13, Who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God”. John 11: 25, Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. ‘This is what God does for us. This is the New Birth — a miracle of spiritual performed by the Holy SPIRIT


Rejoice publicly

Romans 10: 9&10, “Make your testimony for Christ, that if you confess with your mouth the LORD Jesus Christ and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation”.


Read the WORD

Romans 10: 17, So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.


Reach God in prayer

1John 5:14&15, Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have petitions that we have asked of Him.


Resist the devil

Hebrews 4: 15, “For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weakness, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin”.


Render to God, the things that are God’s

Mal. 3: 8-10, Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed me! But you say, in what way have we robbed You? In tithes and offerings. 9, You are cursed with a cursed, for you have robbed Me, even this whole nation. 10, Bring all the tithes to the storehouse;


Attend church regularly and Sunday school

Hebrews 10: 25, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.


Request water Baptism

Mark 16: 16, He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.

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