The God of the Bible is the just and gracious Creator of all things.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Colossians 1:16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.
Response: Realize that God created us and we are accountable to Him with our actions both good and bad.
We have all chosen to sin and rebel against God, and deserve His judgement and wrath.
Romans 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Response: Realize that because of your sin you deserve God's judgement which is eternal death and hell, separated from Him for eternity.
In love God sent His son Jesus to die on a cross and rise from the dead in order to pay the punishment of our sin.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. I John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. Isaiah 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Response: Recognize that we are helpless to have peace with God apart from Jesus Christ.
The only way to be forgiven of our sin is through faith in Jesus Christ.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast.
Response: Understand in order to have true faith in Jesus you must reject your unbelief and self-sufficiency. We must turn to Jesus and trust in Him and nothing else for forgiveness.
Our eternal destiny is dependent on our response to Jesus Christ and what he has done for us.
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. Romans 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Response: Cry out to God to save you from your sin, put your faith and trust in Jesus Christ and confess Him as Savior and Lord of your life.