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It is amazing how many people are unable to see the truth of a Scriptural passage after they have accepted a faulty understanding of it.
There are many precious and vital truths for us to remember all through the Bible. One passage containing such has to be Hebrews 11:15,16.
Demas is an example of someone who was saved and then lost.
This picture speaks out ten thousand words regarding the danger here!
How sad it is that such ignorance of the Bible continues to proliferate the professing Christian world.
How many young American lives have been ruined or at least adversely affected by premarital sex and pregnancy? Certainly the number is far too high, especially in our wicked society. Shocking as it may sound, that overall number has been increased by the teaching of eternal security through its many deceived teen proponents.
Is it possible for a righteous person to live in such a way that he is not walking in wickedness but is obeying God?
Multitudes in our day, who profess to be Christians, only have the faith of demons. They profess Jesus as the Son of God, but live in sin.
For those who sit under his teaching influence, this critical review may prove to be most beneficial.
As it has often been stated in the past, eternal security proponents will deny the truth that their own beloved doctrine is a license for immorality.
Even in this dark hour, there are still a few people who would love to see church revival.
Perhaps some have never thought about the adverse ramifications of the twice lost always lost teaching
It amazes me how eternal security proponents can think they have found solid Scriptural support for their security-in-sin gospel when it doesn't exist in the Bible anywhere. This, however, is exactly what they think, according to emails that we have received. Reader, be assured all of the so-called verses on eternal security have been misused somehow!
When one examines the context of Phil. 1:6 it becomes clear that it cannot be correctly used to support eternal security.
An intense, raging battle continues over the doctrinal issue, can salvation be lost or are we once saved always saved (OSAS)?
There is not a more important subject to study than salvation. In fact, there is not even a close second among all the many topics that have been taught over the centuries. Though the term salvation can be used in different ways, here it refers to deliverance from damnation in the fires of hell. This is the only way this important term will be used in this teaching.
When a person becomes a Bible-defined Christian (that is, when he sincerely turns away from his idols and commits his life to obey and serve the Lord Jesus), he becomes a child of God and a new creation.
James was clear in stating a saving faith in Jesus will have [good] works with it (James 2:14-17). If there are no [good] works then it is not a saving faith and merely the faith of demons. Works (obedience) is the proof of a saving/living faith, but one is still saved instantly at the point of a trusting-submitting faith in Jesus, even before any good works are seen by man.
Romans 6 is the Christian - not Romans 7:14-25, as most have been wrongly taught.
One of the most misunderstood teachings from the Lord Jesus is this one. This passage is clear and to the point, but eternal security teachers have twisted these Scriptures and denied their clarity to preserve the heresy of once saved always saved. You are about to be stirred.
Can your words (which include your teachings) mortally affect your salvation?
Confessing Jesus as Lord and testifying to others about Him has always been very important - even vital (Rom. 10:9; Mt. 12:37; 10:33; etc), but for the last generation of Christians, it will be even more so, if that is possible.
Without a doubt, the relevant warning for Christians found in Eph. 5:5-7 should stir anyone seriously interested in inheriting the kingdom of God and avoiding the lake of fire.
Certainly one of the powerfully devastating passages to eternal security is the last two verses in the book of James.
In this particular study we will focus in upon the seriousness of not inheriting it.
The one and only precious Lord Jesus who conquered death, the grave and defeated the devil taught about living forever and never dying on at least four different occasions. He gave us his word on how we can have this sought-after experience.
To have peace with God should be our chief pursuit.
Apostasy (departure from the faith) is a definite possibility among Christians, even though it is sometimes vehemently denied by the security-in-sin teachers, better known as eternal security or the perseverance of the saints teachers. In fact, apostasy is taught so often throughout the New Testament that it is difficult to believe that anyone sincerely desiring truth could miss it.
A backslider is a person who once had salvation, but has since turned away from the Lord Jesus.
Among people who call themselves Bible-believing, born again Christians there are primarily two different salvation messages (gospels) that are proclaimed.
Don't be deceived! According to Scripture, these things can happen after you get saved.
Because of various doctrines of demons, many think they can believe on Jesus without obeying him. This, however, is not the message of the Bible, but a dangerous misunderstanding and spiritual snare.
Few teachings of the Lord are found more than three times, but one particular teaching is found six times in all four Gospel accounts and related to the believer's security (salvation).
It has been taught or suggested that one either believes in once saved always saved or must believe in a works salvation. Such an inference could not be further from the truth!
Some people who say they reject eternal security teach a Christian can engage in occasional acts of adultery, drunkenness, theft, etc. and remain saved. Is there Biblical evidence for such?
Is the seal of the Holy Spirit an unconditional guarantee of heaven as is commonly used among the once saved always saved people?
This article powerfully refutes this commonly cited argument used by the perseverance of the saints (once saved always saved) proponents.
If you STILL believe in eternal security AFTER reviewing all the pertinent material at this site, please tell us why you reject the Biblical evidence.
All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION, NIV, Copyright 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.