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lanman87's Recent Activity

  1. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    How about reciting the Apostles Creed? If someone does that and means it, is that the same things a "Confessing Jesus as Lord with...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 1:02 PM
  2. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Sadly, that confirms my initial premise in this thread.

    Jan 15, 2021 at 12:22 PM
  3. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Is saying the sinner's prayer and confessing with ones mouth the same thing? If I ask someone, "Do you believe in Jesus" and they say...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 12:19 PM
  4. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    I'm not judging anyone. I'm having conversation about the "sinner's prayer" and if we (Baptist/Evangelicals) are treating it as if the...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 6:10 PM
  5. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Agreed, that is why we shouldn't be so quick to tell someone they are "saved" when they say the sinners prayer. (Like I've seen happen...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 6:06 PM
  6. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Yes, the problem with sacramentalism or ritual is that it is the doing "the thing" that saves and not our actual faith (through grace)....

    Jan 14, 2021 at 1:22 PM
  7. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Come to a saving faith/belief in Christ.

    Jan 14, 2021 at 12:53 PM
  8. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    I never said anything about hating the sinners prayer. Saying a prayer of belief, thanksgiving, confession, repentance and asking for...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 12:15 PM
  9. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    What about permanently?

    Jan 12, 2021 at 11:37 AM
  10. lanman87 replied to the thread Have we turned the sinner's prayer into a sacrament???.

    Is it possible to actually be saved without some evidence of ongoing sanctification? I guess another way of asking that is, "Is is...

    Jan 12, 2021 at 10:52 AM
  11. lanman87 replied to the thread Question on 2 Corinthians 13:5.

    I don't know if I'm a Calvinist or not. However, I can read the Bible. If the Bible says that "God so Loved the World" (John 3:16),...

    Jan 11, 2021
  12. lanman87 replied to the thread Question on 2 Corinthians 13:5.

    We are trusting totally upon the finished work of Jesus. That trusting in the finished work of Jesus is why we do something else. We...

    Jan 11, 2021
  13. lanman87 replied to the thread Heinz 57.

    Was born and raised in a rural SBC in Alabama. RA's, Youth Group/Choir, VBS, Dad was a deacon and my mother was active in WMU and...

    Jan 11, 2021
  14. lanman87 replied to the thread Question on 2 Corinthians 13:5.

    John MacArthur expresses why I consider it a mystery very well. How His electing grace and predestined purpose can stand beside His...

    Jan 11, 2021