But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars - their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.CRYSTAL CLEAR Is The Believer's Conditional Security In The Gospel
Moreover, the 1 Cor. 10:7 passage refers back to the Golden Calf incident (cf. Ex. 32), and proves that idolatry doesn't have to be habitual lifestyle or practice of sin to make the Corinthian Christians idolaters! Again, since 1 Cor. 10:7 refers back to just one act, apparently Paul believed that just one act would change the Corinthian Christians into idolaters!
If a man strikes someone with an iron object so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall be put to death. Or if anyone has a stone in his hand that could kill, and he strikes someone so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall be put to death. Or if anyone has a wooden object in his hand that could kill, and he hits someone so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall be put to death. (Num 35:16-18)
If a man commits adultery with another man's wife - with the wife of his neighbor - both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death. (Lev 20:10)To say that a Christian can commit adultery and not be an adulterer, as mentioned in 1 Cor. 6:9,10 is to teach both a deadly lie and a license for immorality at the same time. That is true even though one does reject once saved always saved! Note: it only takes one act of murder or adultery to be a bible-defined murderer or adulterer, according to scripture. It does not have to be habitual acts or lifestyle, as HERETIC David Servant teaches. That truth is also a death blow to the sin gospel, for it shows King David died spiritually (Ezek. 33:18), before he repented. King David committed adultery and murder and therefore was both an adulterer and murderer, according to Scripture. Even though false teachers hate this fact of Scripture, it proves that David lost his salvation for a time, before he regained it! (See pages 366-369 in The Believer's Conditional Security for a further explanation about David losing his salvation.)
At this point the die-hard grace changers try to somehow distort these truths or cloud this issue for the sake of their doctrine which implies that all believers can turn to the wickedness of adultery and murder, like David, and remain saved, since it wasn't lifestyle. It should be apparent at this point why eternal security is a license for immorality taught under the false banner of grace (Jude 3,4) and one of the greatest threats to holy living. (NOTE: Calvinism claims the 5 points of Calvinism are the doctrines of grace!)
The Calvinist argument of lifestyle has deceived some, but not those who have pondered the above Biblical truths. Furthermore, Paul, who wrote Gal. 5:19-21, apparently believed the Christians in the region of Galatia could sin habitually, and therefore, not inherit the kingdom of God! Paul knew a true believer could turn away and never return. This truth is exemplified by King Saul in the Old Testament, who totally and finally fell away from the faith as well as King Solomon. We must understand 1 John 2:19 and Mt. 7:23 with these facts in mind. Remember, Paul's gospel of grace and what it taught about the believer's security:
By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. (1 Cor 15:2)
But now he has reconciled you by Christ's physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation - if you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant. (Col 1:22,23)
You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in." Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid. For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either. Consider therefore the kindness and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off. And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again. (Rom 11:19-23)
Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. (1 Cor. 6:9,10, NASB)
But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven (Mat 10:33).
A third angel followed them and said in a loud voice: "If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives his mark on the forehead or on the hand, he, too, will drink of the wine of God's fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of his wrath. He will be tormented with burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment rises for ever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and his image, or for anyone who receives the mark of his name." This calls for patient endurance on the part of the saints who obey God's commandments and remain faithful to Jesus (Rev 14:9-12).Besides clearly being wrong, the ferocious wolves in sheep's clothing who teach one must practice sin to lose salvation and occasional sins are salvation-safe will never tell you when you cross over from occasional sin to practice sin! Their poison is sweet, but deadly so be alert.
Again: one does not have to commit lifestyle sin or practice sin to be indicted by Rev. 21:8. One sin can cause loss of salvation. King David proves the righteous can turn to evil and die spiritually for it, without practicing sin. Hence, any true believer can also lose his salvation by one act of adultery or murder. Do not be deceived, one doesn't have to practice sin to bring on spiritual death!