In a classroom at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, I witnessed the following exchange. The professor asked the students how they did the “altar call.” One student, the preacher of a large Baptist church, commented that he didn’t do altar calls. He was asked if he asked people to stand, indicating they had received Jesus. He did not. By this time, all eyes were focused on the student and one asked him if people were directed to raise their hands if they had found salvation. They were not! He was finally asked, “Why not?” His answer was that anything they might do would be a work and he was convinced that salvation was not by works, so he refused to have them do anything! At least he was consistent, although (in my judgment) mistaken.
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