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Proverbs Chapter 18 : 1-10
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  • 1 An unfriendly man pursues selfishness, and defies all sound judgment.
  • 2 A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.
  • 3 When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, and with shame comes disgrace.
  • 4 The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters. The fountain of wisdom is like a flowing brook.
  • 5 To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
  • 6 A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings.
  • 7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
  • 8 The words of a gossip are like dainty morsels: they go down into a person's innermost parts.
  • 9 One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.
  • 10 The name of Yahweh is a strong tower: the righteous run to him, and are safe.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 18 has 24 verses.
The book of Proverbs has 31 chapters.
Proverbs chapter 18 has 24 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.