This question is prompted by a statement on another thread. <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Because most Baptist churches function amid bad doctrine - say a prayer, "ask Jesus in your heart" and - BAM - your saved. Repentance from a godless life is rarely preached in most churches as a necessary component of salvation. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Soooo...was I saved 30 years ago at age 16 when I said (believing) this simple prayer? Or was it days later when my spirit convicted me of my past sins and I fell on my knees in repentance?