Ask Jesus into Your Heart? How does one do that? Make Jesus Lord? Pray a pre-written prayer? Salvation is so much more than a comfortable little decision that rarely ever lasts until Monday. Salvation is a life-changing event that rocks the sinner to his very core and he is never the same again.
How did you become saved? Did you admit you were a sinner, repent of your sins, believe Jesus Christ died for your sins, and call on the Lord and pray to accept Jesus into your life?
The recent decision by delegates to the Southern Baptist Convention to affirm the use of the “sinner’s prayer” – known as a prayer of repentance and “inviting Jesus into your heart” – has undermined Calvinism in the denomination and placed a renewed emphasis on traditional Baptist soteriology: if you repent, call on the Lord and believe in Christ for mercy, you are saved.…
For a good look into what salvation should do to you in light of a sinner’s filth, this is a good little video that has never ceased to amaze me.