WAS THE THIEF ON THE CROSS QUALIFIED TO BE A BAPTIST? BY STEVE FINNELLDid the thief on the cross meet the qualifications to become of member of the Baptist Church? NO, he did not.1. To be a member of the Baptist Church you must be baptized in water. The thief was not baptized.2. To be a member of the Baptist Church you must say the sinner's prayer.The thief did not say the sinner's prayer.3. To be a member of the Baptist Church you must believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead.The thief did not believe in his heart that God raised Jesus from the dead. Jesus was still alive when the the thief was saved.Baptists believe that men today can be saved just as was the thief on the cross.Was the thief saved. Yes. The thief was saved before the new covenant was in force. Men today cannot be saved like the thief.Baptists believe you can get into heaven without being baptized, however, they believe you have to baptized to become a member of the Baptist Church.Mark 16:16 "He who believes and is baptized will be saved....(NKJV)YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY BLOG. http://steve-finnell.blogspot.com Posted by Steve Finnell at 9:15 AM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest
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