Immanuel is a name for Almighty God that means “God with us.” Immanuel is a special name for Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Immanuel is a caring group of believers who live in southwest Michigan and who desire to share their faith and love with all people.
We believe in . . .
Grace alone – God loved the world, though we do not deserve His love. God sent His Son to love the unlovely and save the ungodly. Ephesians 2:8-10
Faith alone – Jesus has provided for our forgiveness and life; those who hear this promise and believe it, have what it offers. God gifts us with faith as He gives us His promises. Romans 1:16-17
Scripture alone – The Bible is the only source that shows God’s will and the only basis for faith and life. 2 Timothy 3:16-17
We want to share the Christian faith with you!
1. God loves you!
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son,
that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but shall have eternal life. John 3:16
2. You are a sinner.
“For all [people] have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23
3. God punishes sin.
“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23
4. Jesus took our punishment.
“God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
5. Jesus rose from the dead.
“For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
6. Jesus offers forgiveness of sins and eternal life to those who believe in Him.
“The jailer brought Paul and Silas out and asked, ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’ They replied, “Believe in the Lord, Jesus, and you will be saved-you and your household.” Acts 16:30-31
7. Salvation is free gift from God.
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves,
it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9
8. Jesus wants you to enjoy peace.
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Jesus,
so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13