“Father, I know that I have broken your laws and my sins have separated me from you. I am truly sorry, and now I want to turn away from my past sinful life toward you. Please forgive me, and help me avoid sinning again. I believe that your son, Jesus Christ died for my sins, was resurrected from the dead, is alive, and hears my prayer. I invite Jesus to become the Lord of my life, to rule and reign in my heart from this day forward. Please send your Holy Spirit to help me obey You, and to do Your will for the rest of my life. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.”
Teach yourself to begin with thanksgiving for who God is, this new faith He has given you, new eyes to see your world differently, a new heart to love others as He does, talents He has blessed you with that you can use to bless others and the many other gifts He showers upon you daily. Be mindful of your blessings and thank God for them.
Then share your cares and needs with Him. Trust He hears you and will respond according to what you need. Surrender your will to His and know He will answer in His timing and according to His purposes.
Learning what God says in the Bible is a very important part of your new life.
Connecting with others in a small group setting or even one on one can really help you learn to understand the Bible and encourage you to keep seeking God.
First, ask the Lord to guide you.
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