Is it biblical to ask Jesus in your heart?
Paul Chitwood notes that the concept “does not occur readily before the turn of the twentieth century,” but had “become the common way of expressing conversion by the mid-part of the twentieth century.” The phrase does not occur in the Bible, and it has frequently been criticized.
What happens when you give your heart to Jesus?
You find peace.
“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” When you give your heart to God, you stop worrying about all that you can’t control. You slow down, you begin to trust, you let the little things roll off your back.
What happens when you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior?
Our soul is not reborn; “Only” our true self, our God-created spirit (Genesis 1:26, Genesis 2:7) is reborn at the moment when we accept Jesus as our Savior. And from there – if you “feed” your mind (Bible, read God’s living word) and cherish and nurture it – you begin your complete renewal.
How can I train my heart to love God?
I find my love for God growing as I do the following:
- Think about Him. The more I think about Him, the more I fall in love with Him. …
- Tell Him I love Him. When I tell God I love him, I find the words are very true. …
- Spend time in His presence. …
- Choose to do everything out of love for Him.
How do I pray to accept Jesus?
Jesus, I believe you are the Son of God, that you died on the cross to rescue me from sin and death and to restore me to the Father. I choose now to turn from my sins, my self-centeredness, and every part of my life that does not please you. I choose you. I give myself to you.
What prayer Can I say for God to forgive me?
Jesus, I believe you love me. Please forgive me for my sins. Help me to be a better person. Amen.