04/01/2022 · Jesus responded that there was nothing Nicodemus could do and that salvation is a work of the Holy Spirit. Without the Holy Spirit’s work in a repentant heart, no one can be born again, regardless of how many “sinner’s prayers” he prays or Christian actions he performs. It is the Holy Spirit who regenerates and renews a heart (Titus 3:5).
21/09/2017 · The sinner's prayer originated in America and was especially popularized by Baptist preacher Billy Graham (as well as Billy Sunday and Bill Bright). Over the last half century Billy Graham and denominational preachers like him, have taught multiplied millions of people a way of salvation that is not even found in the Bible!
2) May the thrice Holy Name of God overthrow all their plans! 3) May the Holy Name of the Living God split them up by disagreements! 4) May the terrible Name of the God of Eternity stamp out all their godlessness! 5) Lord, I do not desire the death of the sinner, but that he be converted and live.
A sword was then given to the Emperor with the word, "Receive this sword by the hands of bishops, who, though unworthy, are consecrated to be in the place and authority of the holy Apostles, deliver it to you, with our blessing, to serve for the defense of the holy Church, divinely ordained, and remember of whom the Psalmist prophesied, saying, 'Gird the sword upon your thigh, O most Powerful ...
The apostles, in a long series of time, and course of years, went about preaching the Gospel, not in Judea only, but in all the world; "God also bearing them witness with signs and wonders, and divers miracles and gifts of the Holy Ghost", Hebrews 2:4, wherever they went: though perhaps by these greater works may be meant the many instances of conversion, which the apostles were instrumental ...
22/04/2021 · When a person commits his life to the Lord Jesus (realizes he is a sinner, confesses his sins, asks forgiveness, repents of his sins, and makes Jesus Lord of his life), he is immediately indwelt with the Holy Spirit, who has sealed us in Him and has been given as a guarantee (2 Corinthians 1:19-22).
Some Protestants do object to saying “Holy Mary” because they claim Mary was a sinner like the rest of us. But Mary was a Christian (the first Christian, actually, the first to accept Jesus; see Luke 1:45), and the Bible describes Christians in general as holy.