>Personal? Really?

>How do these things get started?

Here are some online definitions of “personal”:

adjective

1.

of, pertaining to, or coming as from a particular person; individual; private: a personal opinion.
2.

relating to, directed to, or intended for a particular person: a personal favor; one’s personal life; a letter marked “Personal.”
3.

intended for use by one person: a personal car.
4.

referring or directed to a particular person in a disparaging or offensive sense or manner, usually involving character, behavior, appearance, etc.: personal remarks.
5.

making personal remarks or attacks: to become personal in a dispute.
6.

done, carried out, held, etc., in person: a personal interview.
7.

pertaining to or characteristic of a person or self-conscious being: That is my personal belief.
8.

of the nature of an individual rational being.
 
So from where did the term “personal savior” come? Don’t really care, don’t want to research it, just want to eradicate it. “Accept Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior” Really?
 
It waters the slippery slope into isolated faith, a dumbed-down Jesus who is at our beck and call to serve us…after all, He is allegedly our personal savior…  
 
End of mini-rant. Comments/observations more-than-welcome…