Become a Christian | Bella Vista Church of Christ

Becoming a Christian

Our Plea for All

At Bella Vista Church of Christ, our plea is that everyone realizes we are all sinners. When we believe in God and the sacrifice of Jesus as His son, when we diligently seek Him through repentance and confession of His name, and when we put on Christ, clothed with His righteousness, in the act of New Testament baptism, we become transformed to look like our Savior, Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. This is what it looks like and feels like to be a Christian. And we want this for you.


We must see the reality that we are all guilty of sin and have no way, on our own, to alleviate this guilt. But God, through Jesus, has provided a way in which we can be forgiven and have our relationship with Him restored. God sent his son to show us what He is like. God sent him as our sacrifice so that our sins could be forgiven. God raised him from the dead because death has been defeated in Jesus.

Coming to that realization of who God is and what he has done on our behalf leads us to do the following things:


our need for his grace and that Jesus is the Son of God and the Lord of our lives.


of our prior way of life and commit to following Jesus as our King


to baptism for the remission of sins. In Acts 2.38, Peter said two things were required before sins could be remitted and the Holy Spirit could be given. Repent and Be baptized.


by the work of the Holy Spirit who is received at baptism

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