His prayer is contrasted to the continuing action of prayer (proshu/ceto, imperfect tense) by the self-righteous Pharisee in v. 11. [xl]          Pg. .

Other lexica give the same sense). Studied Biblical and Ministerial Studies and graduated from Harvest School of Ministry. Thus, employing technical accuracy, it is not a good thing to “lift up” Christ—it is to participate in His crucifixion.

I believe that your only begotten Son Jesus Christ shed His precious blood on the cross at Calvary and died for my sins, and I am now willing to turn from my sin. That verse will change your life forever, so it is very important that you pay attention to what it says. .

Commentaries whose comments are vague enough that one cannot determine what their particular position is may also be located.

Now, I don’t want you to get hung up on whether the prayer is biblical or not. Wash away all my iniquity Dear God in heaven, I come to you in the name of Jesus. . A study of the aorist imperatives connected by kai in the New Testament demonstrates that the commands in Acts 22:16 for Paul to be baptized and wash away his sin take place simultaneously (Matthew 21:21; Mark 1:25; 2:9, 11; 10:21; 11:23; Luke 4:35; 6:8; 17:6; 18:22; 21:28; John 7:52; Acts 2:38; 8:29; 9:6, 34; 10:13; 11:7; 12:8; 13:41; 22:16, 18; 26:16; Galatians 4:27; James 4:9; Revelation 10:9; 11:1); never in the New Testament does the second aorist imperative in this construction take place temporally prior to the first. [xliv]        Works, vol. Uplifting & inspirational prayers, verses, poems & more. Also note the middle voices in Josephus, War 2.8.9.149-150, “it is a rule with them to wash themselves (apolousesthai) . I promise you He is the best Father ever!!! However, it is not solely the words in a prayer that save us eternally. . If the order of the events in Romans 10 is reversed into chronological order this becomes evident: (5) Calling on the name of the Lord (v 13). Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. . The event might be iterative in nature, or durative, or momentary, but the aorist says none of this. . I admit that I am a sinner and have done many things that don’t please you. .

. 3, Systematic Theology, Chafer (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 1976). Your email address will not be published. . and my sin is always before me. This very moment I accept Jesus Christ as my own personal Savior and according to His Word, right now I am saved. . If Christians counseled unconverted seekers came to the Lord as this publican did, and continued in prayer as he did until he found peace and justification through faith, they would see many more genuine converts than they do when they misuse Romans 10:13 and affirm that if one sincerely asks at one point in time for salvation one will receive it. 1113-1114 A. T. Robertson, A Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research, Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1934).

[lii]          The imperfect e¶tupten (“smote/was smiting”), along with the present participle le÷gwn (“saying”) dependent upon it indicates the publican’s repeated, persistent petitioning for mercy. That Savior is Jesus, He is the only way to God, the only way to heaven, and the only way your sins can be forgiven. Your email address will not be published. The action [is] specially likely to be coincident if the principal verb was also aorist” (pg. [xxxiv]      An Humble Inquiry into the Rules of the Word of God concerning the Qualifications Requisite to a Complete Standing and Full Communion in the Visible Christian Church, Part 1, pgs.

pub. “The ‘saved’ in [Romans]10:9–10 is directed to those who are already justified believers. The Bible does not teach that God is reluctant to save and that he must be coaxed and petitioned to exercise grace. Helping you and encouraging you to develop a personal relationship with the Lord so you can live a beautiful kingdom life. If you said that prayer and meant it with all your heart, then I want to be the first one to welcome you to the family of God! I know that I am a sinner and that I cannot save myself. Whatever one may think of the broadness of his exegesis or the rankness or sweetness of the TULIP flower, Spurgeon cannot justly be classified as an advocate of modern sinner’s prayer theology because of this sermon. Because you are confessing what you believe and in your heart. In summary, as believers gathered together for public worship and by faith invoked God’s help in their trials, they were ‘calling on the name of the Lord’ and thereby confessing Christ’s Lordship.” (“Why Confess Christ? It is also called the prayer of salvation. 7) pg. Here I am!
This is based on Rom 10:13–15 which indicates that the act of calling on the name of the Lord occurs after faith.

The verse emphasizes Paul’s acting upon himself; he is arising, having himself baptized, and washing away his own sins. acc. 1, Thomas Manton, pgs. Find more prayers about Healing and Strength. If you need help praying here is a little prayer you can say. There are 45 other verses in the New Testament which contain this structure (a few of these verses contain it more than one time). One cannot correctly read any other ideas into the use of the middle; it is simply the right voice to use for this verb to state that one is calling upon someone else in prayer.

[W]hen the verb precedes the aorist participle it is nearly always the participle of coincident action. Based on Romans 10:9-10, yes, the sinner’s prayer is biblical. He will be saved when he stops praying and exercises faith. But if you feel Jesus knocking in your heart and you are ready to say yes to Him, just talk to Him and ask Him to come in your heart and be your Lord and savior. Spurgeon said, “Now, you are elect, you could not have called if you had not been elected, your election is the cause of your calling, and inasmuch as you have called, and do call upon the name of God, you are elect.” “Ay, brethren, if ye call on Christ, if ye pray, if ye believe, ye may be quite sure of salvation, for ye are redeemed [by limited atonement], and the redeemed must not perish.” His affection for TULIP theology, especially unconditional election, limited atonement, and irresistible grace, mar Spurgeon’s view of Romans 10:13, so that while he affirms all that is in the quotes above, he also says prayer is the forerunner of salvation, while at the same time preaching that “a man cannot call upon the name of the Lord, unless he trusts in that name,” which clearly places calling or praying to God posterior to justification. [xlvi]        Robert Traill’s Works, 1696. 1, pgs. I ask you to forgive me.

He essentially declares in this sermon that true prayer is a mark of God’s people, and that the one who offers even one true prayer to God shall be saved in the end, for he thus evidences his election. I have lived my life for myself only. . I know that you gave up his life to save me from these sins and make me your child again.

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation [xlviii]              The sermon on Romans 10:5-9 is #1700 in his complete published series, available in sixty-three volumes, including an index, from Pilgrim Publications, P. O. box 66, Pasadena, Texas 77501.
they must wash themselves (apolousesthai).” Compare Philo, Laws 3:89 (“washed themselves,” apolousontai). 3.0, 2006; www.puritannica.com.

As evidenced by the usages tabulated above, it is evident that the ean + aorist subjunctive + kai + aorist subjunctive syntax found in Romans 10:9 is employed in many verses where the action is not once-for-all or instantaneous.