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,

Can sin

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