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Matthew Chapter 27 : 51-60
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  • 51 Behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to the bottom. The earth quaked and the rocks were split.
  • 52 The tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;
  • 53 and coming out of the tombs after his resurrection, they entered into the holy city and appeared to many.
  • 54 Now the centurion, and those who were with him watching Jesus, when they saw the earthquake, and the things that were done, feared exceedingly, saying, "Truly this was the Son of God."
  • 55 Many women were there watching from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him.
  • 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.
  • 57 When evening had come, a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who himself was also Jesus' disciple came.
  • 58 This man went to Pilate, and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given up.
  • 59 Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
  • 60 and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out in the rock, and he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb, and departed.
The book of Matthew has 28 chapters.
Matthew chapter 27 has 66 verses.
The book of Matthew has 28 chapters.
Matthew chapter 27 has 66 verses.




What is the Sinner's Prayer for Salvation?

The sinners prayer is a common Christian term for a prayer that is said when someone wants to repent of their sin, ask God for forgiveness, and verbally state their belief in the life, death, and saving resurrection of Jesus Christ.

"For, if with your lips you acknowledge the truth of the message that JESUS IS LORD, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with their hearts people believe and so attain to righteousness, while with their lips they make their Profession of faith and so find salvation." Romans 10:9-10

Christ's death on the cross paid in full the debt of our sin. Action must be taken to take hold of the gift.

Dear God, I know that I am a sinner and there is nothing that I can do to save myself. I confess my complete helplessness to forgive my own sin or to work my way to heaven through any good works. At this moment I trust Christ alone and receive by faith all Grace purchased by Jesus as the One who bore my sin when He died on the cross. I believe that He did all that will ever be necessary for me to stand in your holy presence. I thank you that Christ was raised from the dead as a guarantee of my own resurrection. As best as I can, I now transfer my trust to Him and by my faith take hold of His grace and love for me. I am grateful that He has promised to receive me despite my many sins and failures. Thank you for your word that will guide me as to how I should live my remaining days. Please grant me the wisdom to discern correctly and motivation to grow my faith, obiendience, understanding, appreciation, and love for you. Thank you for your Grace and mercy that I do not deserve. Thank you that my salvation is not based on my level of performance in my short life but in my receiving what your victory on the cross did pay for. Thank you that I can receive by my faith alone, your glorious gift of salvation. Thank you for hearing this prayer and for saving me. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.