Is there a predominant view among Advent Christian Church members (a.k.a First-day Adventists) regarding the doctrine of Perseverance of the Saints, sometimes called "eternal security"?
How do advocates of a strict perseverance of the saints doctrine explain the Parable of the Sower? That is, how does someone explain it who believes that once someone is saved they cannot lose that ...
Do Catholics subscribe to the “once saved, always saved” doctrine that many evangelical Christians believe in?
Many evangelical Christians say that once a person has accepted Jesus as their Savior and repented of their sins they have formed a bond between their soul and the Lord that is unbreakable. Do ...
To “once saved always saved” advocates, what does it mean that church leaders “keep watch over our souls”?
Many evangelicals believe that people cannot lose their salvation due to disobedience. If that is so, why do we need people to "keep watch over our souls"? Hebrews 13:17 (ESV) Obey your leaders ...
My question is pretty straightforward: Do Calvinists know whether they are saved? This might seem like a strange question at first glance, so let me explain why I'm asking. From what I understand, ...
Francis Pieper says that Lutheranism teaches both monergistic election and a salvation that can be lost: What Scripture teaches on final perseverance may be summarized in these two statements: ...
I thought the knowledge of the truth was knowing that we are shaped in iniquity, sinners through and through, and destined to die that way. However, Jesus death which was the sacrifice that paid for ...
For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it; but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the ...
At First Corinthians 9:24-27, the Apostle Paul writes: Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises ...
2Pe 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, ...
What is the difference between the doctrines of “Perseverance of the Saints” and “Eternal Security?”
The terms "Perseverance of the Saints," "Eternal Security," and the phrase "once saved, always saved" are a bit fuzzy in my head. I understand the general concept behind them, but what are the ...