In an article on this website, I shared a couple of the strongest affirmations of Scripture which declare that our salvation, once given by the Lord Jesus Christ, is forever secure.
Our salvation in Christ is safe, solid, secure. This is called the doctrine of the security of the believer. We are saved forever. It’s basic scripture.
Or so I thought.
Some readers objected and even protested.
I should not have been surprised. After all, I was raised in a denomination of the Arminian persuasion which teaches the possibility of losing one’s salvation and then regaining it. Now, I never heard our home church pastor say anything like that. But it seems to have been part of that church’s doctrine.
I recall hearing a family member speaking disparagingly of Southern Baptists. “They believe you can get saved today, go out tonight and get drunk, and still be saved tomorrow.”
Which is true, of course.