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Can a Christian walk away from their salvation?

The Bible teaches that when you accept Christ as you personal savior, your name is written in the book of life. Is it written once for ever? According to Bible, can a person lose salvation at any point?

What are the arguments for an against the doctrine of Eternal Security?

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    You may want to google "eternal security". This is one of those theological issues which has good Biblical support on both sides, and hence has denominational adherence on both. – Affable Geek Aug 24 '12 at 10:20
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    @zefciu They are not duplicates, but closely related. Speaking logically, "walking away" would be a subset of all possible ways to "lose" salvation, even if it is the only member of that set. – San Jacinto Aug 24 '12 at 11:06
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    @zefciu Doctrinally, I agree with you. For the purpose of the site, I think the question is legitimate. – San Jacinto Aug 24 '12 at 11:29
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    Just an observation and a suggestion - Christians have been debating this for years, and there are people on both sides of the issue. It hasn't been answered objectively in centuries, and I don't think it can be here. Both views are based on Scripture and on reason, and which side yu fall on tends to be a matter of how you interpret the same Scriptures. It's subjective. A more objective question would be "What are the arguments for an against the doctrine of Eternal Security?" Perhaps it could be rephrased? – David Stratton Aug 24 '12 at 12:40
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    @bijoy I think this could only be answered by denomination as they differ. The bible by itself does not clearly define salvation or how to lose it. Similarly Hell is really only described in The Book of Revelation else where hell is just a deep pit. – user1054 Aug 24 '12 at 12:42

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