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Tag Archive: eternal life

Jul 30 2012

Eternal Security, a License to Sin?

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  One of the most heated controversies in Christianity  has to do with  Eternal Security, or whether it is possible for someone who is saved to lose their salvation. The aim of this post is not to debate eternal security, but rather to address one of the arguments raised against it by people who believe …

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Jun 25 2012

Is Our Salvation Secure?

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In order to answer this question, we need to understand the issue of who does the saving and why.  If man is even partly responsible for the work in obtaining his own salvation, then salvation can be lost.  However, if God is wholly responsible for the work in securing our salvation, it cannot be lost. …

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Apr 08 2010

To Believe or Not Believe

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  I was at my co-op market yesterday.  Since it’s a co-op and only open on Wednesdays, the line long  I always bring something to read to pass the time.  The man in front of me was very talkative so I did not have much of a chance to read.  Actually, I gave up on …

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Jan 09 2010

Recommend – Who Is This Jesus

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Today I would like to recommend a book by John MacArthur titled “Who Is This Jesus?”  It is a short and easy read.  I especially recommend this book to new Christians but certainly is a good book for all Christians no matter how long they have followed the Lord.  The book covers Jesus historically. Jesus …

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Feb 09 2009

Conditional or Unconditional Security?

When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, "IT IS FINISHED," and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. (Joh 19:30)

There are two teachings in Christiamdom – conditional salvation and eternal salvation. Those that teach conditional salvation most often point to the verse Galatians 5:4 “Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.” While eternal security is not used in scripture, I think there are some words that are even better that is used in scripture — eternal redemption in Hebrews 9:12, everlasting life (John 3:16), eternal salvation (Hebrews 5:9).

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