He who loves his life shall lose it and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal (John 12:25). It is appointed unto men once to die but after this the judgment. So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for Him shall He appear the second time without sin unto salvation (Hebrews 9:27-28). That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead you will be saved (Romans 10:9)
A common misconception of new age Christianity is "Jesus hung around sinners" I even have heard my own grandmother go as far as "Jesus was a drunk" this is a lie from the pits. Jesus reached out to sinners because that's who He came for people like you and me. Do you remember where you were when Jesus found you? Wasn't a pretty site for some like myself but Jesus wasn't sinning with me and encouraging my sin. During His ministry on earth He preached the gospel and taught the things of God (h...