The Bible also plainly states that a Christian can accumulate rewards while he is on earth, and then lose them before his death, or before the Rapture, by foolish living. That’s right. A Christian cannot live in sin without suffering the consequences—not the loss of his salvation, but of his rewards. [Everything you always wanted to know about prophecy but didn’t know who to ask! Copyright 1980, Jack Van Impe Ministries, pp. 38-39.]
Jack Van Impe just stated you can “live in sin” and not lose your “salvation,” which is both deadly and anti-Scriptural. This is not Christian teaching. This is what the devil wants you to believe. Then later in his same book he answers the following question:
Is it true that one sin can keep you out of heaven?
Jack Van impe's erroneous answer to that question is:
No. [Ibid, p. 59.]
On some occasions, according to Scripture, salvation can be lost with one sin. (It doesn’t always happen this quickly, though.) Remember, Adam and Eve lost their salvation with just one sin! (It wasn’t “lifestyle” sinning for them.) Also, if a Christian takes the mark of the beast he will lose his salvation over that one act. Thirdly, it is possible to disown Jesus with one’s remarks which can happen with just a few words and very Q-U-I-C-K-L-Y (Mt.26:34). Jesus said, But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven. (Mat 10:33) Hence, if Jesus disowns us, we can’t be part of his spiritual family any more.
There are also other ways to lose one’s salvation besides sinning. If a Christian stops believing the true plan of salvation and accepts a false plan of salvation he will lose his salvation (Gal. 5:2-4;1 John 2:24,25; 1 Cor. 15:2; 2 John 9; etc.)
In conclusion: Since Jack Van Impe poisonously teaches a Christian can live in sin and not lose his salvation, he would consistently also believe you can’t lose your salvation over one sin or any amount of sin. Please consult our 801 page book, The Believer's Conditional Security for the Biblical details on this salvation-related issue. Don’t be deceived by Jack Van Impe or any other Scripture twister.
GOD BLESS YOU.