The Gospel: Receiving the Gift...

If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Romans 10:9-10

God knows we're unable to measure up -- that's why He paid the ultimate price for our sins Himself in the person of Jesus Christ. We don't get to Heaven by being "good enough." Nobody except Christ Himself has ever measured up to God's standard. That's why Christ's death was the perfect sacrifice: only an infinite and perfect God could pay the price. Our part is to admit our helplessness and ask God to forgive us through Jesus.

For whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Romans 10:13

God isn't listening for any specific words -- He's waiting to hear what's in your heart. You can pray the prayer any way you want, right where you are.

God, I confess that I'm a sinner. I can't make up for those sins myself. I need a Savior. I believe that Jesus died for me, to pay the penalty for my sins. I ask you, Jesus, to forgive my sins, cleanse my heart, and change me into the person you want me to be. Thank you for saving me. Amen.

If you sincerely prayed that prayer, then congratulations -- you're saved!

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