While Jesus made a way for you to be right with God, you still must respond to what He has done. How should you respond? Jesus made it very clear in His first recorded sermon. (Mark 1.15 NIV) says, “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” In this short statement, Jesus proclaimed that the kingdom of God and the promised messiah had come. Now people are called to respond in two ways.