We are living in a world of doubt, confusion, and insecurity. God does not want His people doubting or confused or insecure about whether or not they are His children. God wants His people to send a strong and confident message to this world that it is possible to know God and find meaning and security and stability in life. The doctrine of eternal security is more than just an interesting doctrine to study; it is imperative to the welfare of the family of God.
Amazing Series I am very thankful for this series because I used to be affiliated with a number of churches. Their main teaching was a kind of sinless perfectionism where you could lose your salvation over a single sin.
I would go to bed at night constantly tortured by whether I had â€˜repentedâ€™ enough. I also listened to the Heresy of Lordship Salvation series that helped me to understand the real meaning of â€˜repentâ€™, that is to change your mind, (Jonah 3:10, KJV).
Before I found this series, I also used to remember past sins that were really bad and would wonder, â€˜Am I really saved by believing just in Christ?â€™
These pastors would then really increase my fear of losing my everlasting life by misapplying verses like 1 John 3:8, Hebrews 10:26-27 and Hebrews 6:1-6.
Iâ€™m glad youâ€™ve brought the simplicity of Christ back to christianity, and given me a new confidence in the Lord Jesus Christ. I now trust in his ability to take me all the way to heaven when I die because Iâ€™ve believed in him. I confess my sins to him now for fellowship, not to gain points towards salvation.
Pastor David E. Thompson was a radio personality in Kalamazoo, Michigan back in the early to mid 70's. On June 10, 1976, as he picked up a Bible and began reading, God saved him. After fulfilling his radio contract, he moved to Grand Rapids to attend the Grand Rapids School of...