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The Prayer of Salvation
by Deborah Ann Belka
12/15/2012 / Poetry
The prayer of salvation,
lies in everybody's heart
but so few are willing
to heed and do their part.
Their hearts are icy cold,
with hard and stony places
so they deny the true God
and the need for His graces.
They'd rather look away,
then to recognize their sin
and they defiantly refuse
to let Jesus enter in.
But, God never gives up,
on the rebellious heart
and there is always hope
they won't forever be apart.
So if you are the one,
God is speaking to today
it is my heartfelt desire
this prayer you will pray.
"Father, I know that I have broken your laws
and my sins have separated me from you.
I am truly sorry, and now I want to turn away
from my past sinful life toward you.
Please forgive me, and help me avoid sinning again.
I believe that your son, Jesus Christ died for my sins,
was resurrected from the dead, is alive, and hears my prayer.
I invite Jesus to become the Lord of my life,
to rule and reign in my heart from this day forward.
Please send your Holy Spirit to help me obey You,
and to do Your will for the rest of my life.
In Jesus' name I pray, Amen."
King James Version
" For God so loved the world, that he gave his
only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
in him should not perish, but have everlasting
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