Prayer is to be made for things lawful, and for all sorts of men living,1 or that shall live hereafter;2 but not for the dead,3 nor for those of whom it may be known that they have sinned the sin unto death.4
‚ÄĒ1689 London Baptist Confession, ch.22, para.4
1. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 2. 2 Samuel 7:29 3. 2 Samuel 12:21-23 4. 1 John 5:16
Corporate Worship 4.iv. ‚ÄúProhibited Prayers: Sin unto Death‚ÄĚ
Prayers are not to be made for those of whom it may be known that they have sinned the sin unto death.
Scripture Ref: 1 Jn 5:16 Other Refs: Matt 13:31-32; Jn 16:7-15
Jon Cardwell was saved by God‚Äôs grace on June 3, 1985 while serving in the military as a deep sea diver in the U.S. Navy. The call to ministry came 8 years later when he was invited to serve the Lord in the Philippine mission field. Jon‚Äôs entry into pastoral ministry came...