CAN A CHRISTIAN FALL FROM GRACE?
Two Did Fall
- 1 Timothy 1:18-20
I consign this command to you, my child Timothy, according to the prophesies preceding upon you, that* you may be warring the good warfare by them; having faith and a good conscience, which some have thrust away, are shipwrecked concerning the faith; of whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I gave to the Adversary, that* they might be disciplined not to blaspheme.
Some Fell from Grace
- Galatians 5:4-7
You* have been done-away-with, cut off from Christ, you* who are being justified by the law; you* have fallen from the grace of God. For* we are waiting for the hope of righteousness from faith by the Spirit. For* in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision prevails over anything, but faith working through love* . You* were running well; who hindered you* not to obey the truth?
Others have and will fall: Hebrews 3:12; 2 Timothy 4-10
- 1 Timothy 4:1-3
But the Spirit expressly says, In later times some will withdraw from the faith, taking-heed to misleading spirits and teachings of demons, through the hypocrisy from the speakers of lies, having been branded in their own conscience; forbidding to marry and commanding to abstain from food, which God created * for reception with thanksgiving by those who believe and have recognized the truth,
- Hebrews 10:26
For* when we sin willfully after the receiving of the full knowledge of the truth, then a sacrifice is left no more for us concerning sins,
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Can be kept from falling
- Jude 24
Now to him who is able to guard us from falling and to stand us in the sight of his glory, unblemished in gladness,
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05/02/2021 / Evening Devotional