Many thanks to Bible or Not reader Angela for today’s quote about the connection between prayer and faith. This modern-day anecdote almost sounds like a Bible proverb, but it comes from a song written by Samuel T. Scott and Robert L. … Continue reading
You have likely heard things like “God loves the sinner but hates the sin”, and that in order to be saved all one needs to do is say “the sinner’s prayer”. So then, we can conclude that God loves the sinner and if a sinful person was to pray to God, then God would answer. Today’s Bible or Not quote is a Bible verse from the book of Psalms.
“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear”. – Psalm 66:18 NKJV
We have a dilemma now, don’t we? According to the psalmist, a person with a sinful heart – i.e. a sinner – will not be heard by God. So which is it? Does God hear the prayer of a sinner or not?
I’ll leave the answer to our readers today – please click through to today’s post and add your opinion to the Comments field.
Yesterday I asked our readers to think about the “all who call on God in true faith” quote, and see if it was in the Bible or Not. Here is the full quote, and while it sounds very Biblical, it is a quote from Martin Luther and not in the Bible.
Jesus and the Scriptures do teach us that those who approach God in true faith, with sincere petition from the heart, will be heard by God.