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Psalms Chapter 78 : 31-40
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  • Psalm 78 – The Warnings of History
  • 31 when the anger of God went up against them, killed some of the fattest of them, and struck down the young men of Israel.
  • 32 For all this they still sinned, and didn't believe in his wondrous works.
  • 33 Therefore he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror.
  • 34 When he killed them, then they inquired after him. They returned and sought God earnestly.
  • 35 They remembered that God was their rock, the Most High God, their redeemer.
  • 36 But they flattered him with their mouth, and lied to him with their tongue.
  • 37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they faithful in his covenant.
  • 38 But he, being merciful, forgave iniquity, and didn't destroy them. Yes, many times he turned his anger away, and didn't stir up all his wrath.
  • 39 He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.
  • 40 How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness, and grieved him in the desert!
The book of Psalms has 150 chapters.
Psalms chapter 78 has 72 verses.
The book of Psalms has 150 chapters.
Psalms chapter 78 has 72 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.