How Do We Respond to the Gospel?

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Is raising your hand and repeating a prayer bad? How do we respond if we don't pray a prayer? In this 4 minute video, David Platt, Senior Pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama and best-selling author of Radical talks about "the sinner's prayer" and a biblical response to the gospel. 


David Platt explained that salvation is "repent and believe." Have you turned from your sin and trusted in Jesus as your Savior and Lord?
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David talked about how people can get hung up on specific words in a prayer or procedure for salvation. Salvation is not a box to check. The Holy Spirit gives assurances as he does the work in our hearts. Have words or procedure caused doubts?
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If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.” For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. 
                                                                                                 ~Romans 10:9–13 (NIV)


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