What does it mean to “call on the name of the Lord?” Denominationalism is flooded with institutions and individuals that proclaim this means to approach Christ in prayer, asking Him to forgive one’s sins and come into one’s heart for the purpose of being his “personal Savior.” Usually, Romans 10:13 is quoted as a proof text for this teaching: “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Bear in mind that the phrase is found elsewhere in the Bible and to more easily understand its meaning in Romans, one might consider how it’s used in some of those other places as well. 242 more words
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What Must I Do to Be Saved?
Don Ruhl • Savage Street, Grants Pass, Oregon • May 1, In the year of our Lord, 2016… 103 more words
“For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.” (Romans 5:19)
I find that when many Church of Christ’ers talk about salvation or being saved, they do not even use or have the correct definition of save, saved or salvation in mind. 778 more words