Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The Bigfoot of the Bible (aka 'The Sinner's Prayer')
"There will be plenty of people in hell who said the sinner's prayer."
That's what I told the host of a nationally broadcasted Christian radio program when he tried to force a reluctant caller to "just say this prayer" to be saved. To the host's chagrin I intervened (and for some reason haven't been invited back since!)
A lot of bad theology is hidden behind the phrase, "Just say this prayer and you'll be saved." Think about these Scriptural realities:
-Jesus never led anyone through a sinner's prayer.
-The disciples didn't either.
-Nor did the Apostle Paul. Read more
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 11:26 AM