So true for us today

Once saved

HOW CAN A TRUE BELIEVER BE CONFIDENT OF HIS ‘ETERNAL SECURITY’?

Michael Jeshurun

Both Christians and unbelievers always ask, “Are you telling me that if someone just accepted Jesus as his lord and savior and still lives in sin, that he is still eternally secure and on his way to heaven”?

No that is not what this doctrine teaches!

Then what does it mean?

To understand WHAT it means, we need to understand how one becomes a Christian in the first place. THIS IS VITAL for our understanding of all the other things pertaining to salvation.

Basically there are THREE types of Christians. Preacher-made, self-made, and God-made ones. In the former are included not only those who were “sprinkled” in infancy and thereby made members of a “church”, but those who have reached the age of accountability and are induced by some high-pressure “evangelist” to “make a profession .”

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