Is Jesus our personal Lord and Savior?

How do you as a Catholic respond to people when they ask “Do you accept Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior?”

I’m trying to enter a Christian medical society and this is one of the questions in the forms.

I don’t feel like saying “Yes” is necessarily the right thing. Something about the phrase “personal Lord and Savior” nags at me the same way my conscious always does when there’s something wrong that I can’t place.

I will be respectful no matter how I answer. I was just wondering if ya’ll could dismiss my concerns or validate them regarding this common query.

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*]Salvation from the Catholic Answers Library
*] Once Saved, Always Saved? by Jason Evert
*] Is Justification Ongoing? by Mark Brumley
*] It’s Not Over ‘til It’s Over by Tim Staples
*]What must one do to be saved?
*] How should a Catholic reply to the question, “have you been saved?”
*] What’s the difference between redemption and salvation?
*] Where do I find info on salvation?
*] Why do we hold to conditional salvation?
*] Confused: I can’t be sure I’m going to heaven?
*] What about eternal security?
*] Does 1 John 5 confirm once saved, always saved?
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