Category Archives: Eternal security

Deeply acquainted with your death

Are you dancing lightly on the surface of the earth and ready to leave at a moment’s notice? Continue reading

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Profession vs. Possession of Salvation

It is questionable whether anyone who reasons, `Now that I am a Christian, I can live as I please’, has really been converted. Continue reading

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Salvation is eternally secure

The stability and effectiveness of both our walk with God and our service for Him is directly related to our understanding of the salvation He has given to us. Continue reading

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Anchored with hope

“Christ went into heaven to appear in the presence of God for us” (Hebrews 9:24). We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Continue reading

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An unnerving but amazing truth

This should make those who strive to be religious more than a little nervous. It should warn those who are working their way “up” the structured ranks of religion Continue reading

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Is salvation eternally secure?

Are you equipped to explain eternal salvation? Is it possible to lose one’s salvation?

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Meet the citizens of heaven

It might surprise some to meet the true citizens of heaven. Many religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said of them,  “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. ….You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are” (Matthew 23:14-15). Jesus said to these religious leaders, “religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said,  “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. …Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you” (Matthew 21:31). Continue reading

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Feeling discouraged?

We all know what it is like to feel discouraged. Take a moment and consider four recommendations for times of discouragement. Continue reading

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Is eternal salvation secure for believers?

I once had an encounter with an Amish man who told me he was shunned by the Amish Church for belief in assurance of salvation. I learned that he opposed the teaching of eternal security of salvation but embraced a … Continue reading

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How to overcome a condemning heart

Assurance of our standing before God is not a static propositional truth to believe. Assurance is experienced in the active transformed life of Christlike love. Following the example of what Jesus did for us through acts of sacrificial love is a strong means for assuring our heart before God. Continue reading

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