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What is the Christian prayer for salvation?

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Commonly referred to as the "sinners prayer," the Christian prayer for salvation is found in Romans 10:9-10. Christians pray for salvation by confessing their sins in acknowledgment of God's saving plan through His son Jesus Christ. John 3:16 describes God's love for the world and how He gave His Son Jesus Christ to save humanity.

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The Christian prayer for salvation begins by acknowledging that Jesus Christ is Lord. To be saved or born again, a new believer making this prayer agrees with Romans 4:25 that Jesus came to Earth sent by God as a man to live a life without sin and that he died on the cross and resurrected.

The Christian prayer for salvation is a profession of faith in believing that God's word written in the Bible is true. As a first step toward salvation, a believer seeks redemption from sin and eternal hell according to Hebrews 11:6. The prayer of salvation and confession of sins follows Romans 3:23, which states that all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. The lost glory is only found in Jesus Christ as described in 2 Corinthians 4:6.

The Christian prayer for Salvation is about professing that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Lord as written in Romans 10:9. When one accepts Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, he receives the Holy Spirit, which Jesus promised would be sent by God the Father in His name as a helper, comforter and friend according to John 14:26 and Acts 2:38.

Following the Christian prayer for salvation, a new believer begins what the Apostle Paul describes as steps of faith in Romans 4:12.

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