Once made perfect, he [Jesus] became the source of eternal salvation for all who OBEY him (Heb. 5:9).In other words, the real eternal salvation definition is: that which is given by Jesus to those who obey him. If you are going to accurately define eternal salvation and understand the eternal salvation debate you must remember Hebrews 5:9! It is only for those who obey Jesus!
For you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. (1 Pet 1:9)
If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning.It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than to have known it and then to turn their backs on the sacred command that was passed on to them. Of them the proverbs are true: "A dog returns to its vomit," and, "A sow that is washed goes back to her wallowing in the mud." (2 Pet 2:20-22)
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. They do NOT have eternal salvation.
The Bible focuses in upon Jesus as the sole object of our obedient faith for eternal salvation. One is to have all 100% of his obedient-trust in the Lord Jesus for his eternal salvation.
One of the precious truths of God is the unsurpassable importance of Jesus' blood for eternal salvation.
After they got eternal salvation something happened to interfere with and change their pure heart to an impure heart. Don't be deceived by the imputed righteousness doctrine.
There is not a more important subject to study than eternal 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. This is a Bible lesson on salvation.
The Jehovah's Witnesses have been wrongly taught by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society in many areas, especially about eternal salvation. Among the various errors they spread about salvation, their denial of an instant and present-tense salvation for the believer in Christ is easily refuted. What confuses this issue is the other tenses in salvation too.
Can your words (which include your teachings) mortally affect your eternal salvation? The answer is YES!
What you are about to read are some very sobering facts about words, as God sees them. Now is the time to adjust and make vital changes where changes are needed. Your eternal salvation hinges in the balance.
Jesus tells us about an actual dialogue that occurred on the other side of the grave between a person who died and went to the fiery side of hades and Abraham himself who was in comfort on the other side of an impassable gulf.
He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly (but he was unsaved).
There are many death blows to OSAS found in Scripture. At the very core of this non-Christian doctrine is the concept that a person once saved (a righteous person) will not die spiritually over any sin. The clarity of the Scriptures to the CONTRARY is overwhelming from Genesis through Revelation and clearly answers the question is salvation eternal with an absolute no! So, can eternal salvation be lost? According to the Bible, YES! Joseph Prince ministry is dead wrong! There is NO eternal security of the believer.
There are multitudes of people that correctly know their eternal destiny beyond the grave depends on what they do with the message of the Bible, but somehow they have no concept of various Scriptures related to eternal salvation.
Among people who call themselves Bible-believing, born again Christians there are primarily two different eternal salvation messages (gospels) that are proclaimed. Both don't produce eternal salvation.
Drunkenness (and/or alcoholism) is a very serious problem in our society. The statistics associated with drinking alcohol are both alarming and disturbing, especially from a Christian point of view.
To have peace with God should be our chief pursuit. You can't have eternal salvation without it.
When a person becomes a true Christian he enters a brand new life. In a moment of time he passes from death to life, from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to the power of God. From the moment he starts to possess eternal salvation, many things start to happen to him that may be surprising.
Some people who say they reject once saved always saved teach a Christian can engage in occasional acts of adultery, drunkenness, theft, etc. and remain saved. Is there Biblical evidence for such?
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.
The key to understanding why the Lord Jesus answered the rich, young ruler, who asked about inheriting eternal life, is found in Luke's gospel.
Brace yourself for the painful truth about the horrible ordeal the Lord of Glory endured, according to Scripture.
Almighty God wants certain things from all of us who have been washed in the blood of the Lamb, been forgiven and received eternal salvation. This article looks at just four very important things that God wants from all Christians now that we are His children.
It seems that the only Scripture a Bible-believer knows about works is that we are not saved by them. This article should be very surprising as it reveals Biblical truths about this important subject and how such are related to eternal salvation.
According to today's version of grace, obedience to God is optional and, therefore, not even a priority for many. But is that the real truth or a lie from the devil, who is trying to damn your soul to Hell through false teachings, which come from the devil's servants?
Sooner or later, death will overtake every person. Do you know what the Bible says regarding this and how to prepare? This is a message that every person should read and pass on to their family and friends.
Throughout the Bible, one can read of man having the rule over fish, birds, living creatures and people, but then we come to other verses which show that sins can rule over people.
Those who actually enter the kingdom or those thrown into eternal fire?
Simplified salvation message, including prayer. This is a great aid for helping people find eternal salvation.
Let's take a look at some of the clearest and most accurate Biblical definitions of repentance. You can't have eternal salvation without any repentance.
The Scriptures you are about to read reveal exactly how God spiritually views all people who are Biblically unsaved and do not have eternal salvation.
Do you know who said the various actual quotes from the Bible?
What God's Word says about Heaven and Hell and who will go there. Completely Biblical and very stirring! These are directly related to eternal salvation. So if you want to know how do you get salvation, according to the Bible, examine this!
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Facts from the Bible about eternal life that are frequently avoided. Eye-opening and stirring!
Have important verses of Scripture been omitted from the Romans Road gospel presentation, thereby distorting Paul's gospel of grace? Do you know the real truth about eternal salvation?
According to the Bible, to enter the kingdom of God and enjoy eternal salvation forever, after initial salvation you must and must not ...
One of the most commonly presented arguments given in defense of the teaching of "once saved always saved" goes like this: "When one gets saved, he receives eternal life. If that life could be lost, it wouldn't be eternal! Therefore, once a person is saved, he is always saved." This argument has both truth and error mixed into it. Certainly, at the point of salvation, one receives eternal life, but does this necessitate or guarantee the possession of that life eternally?
The term grace has been misused and abused for so long that many have no idea what the truth is about grace and especially how it applies to the Christian life. Certainly, it is a great shock for people to learn that there are multiple musts under grace connected with the doctrine of eternal salvation itself, as well as other areas of the Christian life.
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