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...I pray to confess my sins, ask Jesus to come into my heart, and accept Jesus as my savior. Some call this the “sinner’s prayer.” I’ve heard this gospel from many, and it is this message that often strikes me as underwhelming. It’s not that this message is wrong; it’s just incomplete. Whenever the Gospel is a simple matter of any one person getting his or her sin taken care of and getting their ticket punched to heaven, it is a reduction of a larger story.* Read More
* Hidalgo, Michael. "Is the Sinners Prayer Biblical? Why the Gospel is about so much more than just a prayer to receive Christ," Relevant Magazine, [www.relevantmagazine.com].