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Reminder: True Faith in Christ Continues!

Any new believer may believe that they may lose their salvation by simply becoming an unbeliever. I used to have that fear that I may lose the faith or believe that people could voluntarily choose to become unbelievers. It wasn't long until I studied the Bible more and found out in Philippians 1:8-9 that Jesus will finish the work in the Christian. 1 John 2:19 says that those in Christ will never depart. If teaching that a believer can become an unbeliever or ex-believer is a heresy then there's also another distortion of eternal security.

This distortion of eternal security says that you can become an ex-Christian, believe once and you're still saved even if you show no real fruit of genuine conversion. That kind of teaching has also damned a lot of people. Many today supposedly said a prayer but they never had any real change in their lives. Some people got truly converted through a sinner's prayer evangelism in spite of it because they weren't given a watered down message that would attract the carnal. But the problem of saying you can get saved and become an  ex-believer is a dangerous heresy.

Did you know that salvation inevitably results in sanctification? It's a sad fact but many say that insisting that salvation results to sanctification is works salvation. They even teach the dangerous heresy that good works are not the evidence of salvation even if Matthew 7:16-20 has Jesus warning that true and false converts are to be known by their fruits. 1 Corinthians 6:11 declares a new life for people who are already saved. Only false converts teach that people can still live the same as before. True converts don't want to keep sinning and hurting God.


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