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Proverbs Chapter 11 : 11-20
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  • 11 By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
  • 12 One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
  • 13 One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
  • 14 Where there is no wise guidance, the nation falls, but in the multitude of counselors there is victory.
  • 15 He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.
  • 16 A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
  • 17 The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
  • 18 Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
  • 19 He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
  • 20 Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 11 has 31 verses.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 11 has 31 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.