Some simple prayers of salvation in the Christian faith are to profess that Jesus Christ died on the cross as payment for mankind's sin and to state acceptance of Christ as a personal savior. A simple prayer of salvation also asks God to transform the person's life to serve God.
By praying for God's powers of transformation to work in the person's life, a prayer of salvation often asks for God to use the person's life as a testament to God's glory and plan of salvation. Additional prayers of salvation thank God for his mercy and for the gift of eternal life. Typically, a salvation prayer also acknowledges that the person is a sinner deserving of punishment.
A salvation prayer generally acknowledges Jesus Christ as God. Often a confession of faith, a simple salvation prayer adds that God became human in the form of Jesus Christ in order to die in place of mankind. Another simple prayer of salvation expresses a desire to trust Jesus Christ for salvation and for direction in life.