I posted this more than six years ago, but it’s still true today. There is still much, if not more, confusion about this eternally vital subject.
“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved…,” Acts 16:31.
What did Paul and Silas mean when they said this to the Philippian jailer and then probably later to his household? Surprisingly, there’s quite a discussion about this, with widely varying views set forth by otherwise equally “Bible-believing” pastors and teachers. The discussion centers around one particular idea, namely, does one have to “accept” Jesus as Lord as well as Savior, or can one just “get saved” and then later make Jesus his Lord?
This post is a response to an article by Charlie Bing, posted on 1024project.com. It’s titled “Why Lordship Faith Misses the Mark For Salvation.” His opening sentence says, “Lordship salvation has a very confused view of the gospel that results in very confused Christians who hold it.” Then he goes on to make what he considers a detailed case against it.
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