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Proverbs Chapter 1 : 11-20
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  • 11 If they say, "Come with us, Let's lay in wait for blood; let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
  • 12 let's swallow them up alive like Sheol, and whole, like those who go down into the pit.
  • 13 We'll find all valuable wealth. We'll fill our houses with spoil.
  • 14 You shall cast your lot among us. We'll all have one purse."
  • 15 My son, don't walk in the way with them. Keep your foot from their path,
  • 16 for their feet run to evil. They hurry to shed blood.
  • 17 For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird:
  • 18 but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.
  • 19 So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.
  • 20 Wisdom calls aloud in the street. She utters her voice in the public squares.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 1 has 33 verses.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 1 has 33 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.