what is a sinner prayer ? What is an alter call ?

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  • 1 month ago

    this is wrong : Believing in the Lord Jesus Christ means being forgiven all sins past and future and means going to heaven. 

    Just because you believe in Jesus will not buy you a ticket to heaven. Satan and his crew of demons are all true believers.

    As the good book says; Faith without works is dead.ya gotta believe and live like you believe... Works! following the kindness that Jesus demonstrated  

  • Doug
    Lv 5
    3 months ago

    There is no "sinner's prayer" mentioned in the Bible. Nor is there any mention of an "altar call" in the Word of God. These are man-made evangelistic appeals that really have no scriptural basis. I'm not categorically against praying a prayer or walking down an aisle if the evangelist makes it clear that these are not in any way conditions for receiving eternal life. Personally, I think it's better to just do away with these evangelistic methods since they aren't found in Scripture and can potentially invite confusion. The bottom line is that it's BELIEVING in the Lord Jesus Christ as the One who died on the cross to pay for your sins and rose again that results in the free gift of everlasting life.

    Because we have all sinned against a perfectly holy and righteous God, we all deserve eternal separation from God in hell (Rom. 6:23). However, God loves us so much that He sent His only Son Jesus to die on the cross as our Substitute so we don't have to go to hell. Christ died for our sins, was buried, and rose from the grave three days later (1 Cor. 15:3-4). He gives eternal life freely to anyone who simply believes in Him for it. No one can be saved by doing good works. Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone (Eph. 2:8-9).

    "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life" (John 6:47).

  • 3 months ago

    Both are products of Protestant religious tradition, with no real basis in  authentic Christianity.

  • 3 months ago

    A sinners prayer is when a person genuinely repents of their sins. An Alter call, is when a person is drawn to accept God as their Savior and Lord, because they are Called to do so.

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  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Conceits of Christianity, and nothing more.

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Here is what you need, here is the truth: The Lord Jesus Christ is God.  Nobody can be good enough to avoid hell. The truth is that death leads to immediate heaven or hell, depending only on whether the person believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, or not. The truth is that the Lord Jesus Christ loves you and wants to bless your life freely :) Most of all, Jesus wants you with Him forever, and not in hell.

    Believing in the Lord Jesus Christ means being forgiven all sins past and future and means going to heaven. The truth is that every belief except one will lead to eternal torment in the lake of fire for every person. Because nothing pays for our sins except the death and blood of Jesus, the sacrifice of Jesus that is already accomplished by Him . Jesus loves you! The truth is that the Lord Jesus Christ is God, and Jesus died on the cross to pay for all of our sins in full, and then Jesus was buried, and then Jesus resurrected from the dead. Nothing else pays for our sins, not works, not deeds, not religions. So the only way to heaven and to avoid hell, is by believing on Jesus for eternal life (John 6:47), without adding any of your own works (Romans 4:5). Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ to take you to heaven, and you will be in heaven, no matter what, guaranteed. That easy, thanks to Jesus! Tell Jesus that you thank Him that you will be with Him in heaven when you die, because you believe in Jesus! It is too late to be saved, after death.

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