I was mulling around for a subject heading that captured what I am about to discuss . " Decisionism " will have to do . I think that it is common in some quarters to think that people have kind of a door-knob inside their fallen wills . Then when Jesus knocks on that evil heart , pleading to come in , the sinner sits in the driver's seat -- he decides if God will be allowed to come in . Afterall , the actual knob is on the sinner's inside door . Have you heard messages ( or given them ? ) which it is said that " Jesus can't save you unless you let him . But if you don't let him in He will send you to hell " ? Doesn't the sinner seem to get all the power in this kind of presentation ? Salvation is in the hands of sinners , and damnation is in the Hands of God .