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Sowing The Seed Series
Class 6 Ė Once Saved Always Saved

1.    Warnings

a.    We must make our calling sure so we donít fall ( 2 Pet 1:10-11)

b.    A branch that is in Christ is taken away if it does not bear fruit (John 15:1-6)

c.    We can fall from Godís grace (Gal 5:4)

d.    Jesus tells the church at Ephesus to repent and do the first works because they have left their first love (Rev 2:4-5)

e.    Jesus tells the church at Sardis to repent or their name will be blotted out of the book of life (Rev 3:3-5)

2.    Conditions

a.    You can depart from the living God (Heb 3:12-14)

                                          i.    We are partakers with Christ if we remain stedfast to the end

b.    We will be presented blameless if we continue in faith (Col 1:21-23)

c.    Our sins continue to be forgiven if we walk in the light and if we confess our sins (1 John 1:7-9)

3.    Restorations

a.    If a brother is overtaken by sin he needs to be restored (Gal 6:1)

b.    If a brother errs from the Truth he needs to be converted (James 5:19-20)

                                          i.    In doing so you save a sinner from spiritual death

4.    Examples

a.    Simon was saved and yet was told to repent because he was in the bond of iniquity (Acts 2:9-24)

b.    Peter denied the Lord three times (Matt 26:68-75)

                                          i.    Can we deny Christ and still be saved? (Matt 10:32-33)

c.    Judas fell from his apostleship and salvation due to sin (Acts 1:25)

5.    Arguments

a.    No man can pluck us from the Fatherís hand (John 10:25-29)

                                          i.    Jesus said no man could take His life but He could lay it down Himself (John 10:14-18)

b.    Nothing can separate us from the love of God (Rom 8:35-39)

                                          i.    Keep yourselves in the love of God (Jude 1:17-21)