In a recent post I talked about the Scripture declaration that “if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved” (Romans 10:9).

I personally decided I could no longer water down the “confess” half of the verse to a scripted recitation on membership Sunday, or the formal thing we do in worship services. I have come to believe that the Lord means something more earthy and quotidian. That is, “let the redeemed of the LORD say so,” as we have opportunity.

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