2 Pet. 2:20-22 - Braggs Church of Christ

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A Warning!
• Mt. 7:15
• 2 Pet. 2:1
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Mt. 7:15
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• Beware of false prophets,
which come to you in
sheep's clothing, but
inwardly they are ravening
wolves
2 Pet. 2:1
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• But there were false prophets
also among the people, even as
there shall be false teachers
among you, who privily shall
bring in damnable heresies,
even denying the Lord that
bought them, and bring upon
themselves swift destruction.
False Doctrine
of “Once
Saved, Always
Saved”
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Introduction
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• “Once saved always saved”
teaches that it is not
possible for a child of God
to sin in such a way that he
will be lost
• Many sincere people find
great comfort in this
doctrine
Introduction
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• This doctrine is not taught
in the Bible!
• It is a false doctrine that
provides a false comfort and
a feeling of security that is
deceptive
1. Some Passages Often Used
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To Support This Doctrine
• A. 1 Pet. 1:5
• (Heb. 3:12)
• B. Jn. 10:27-28
• C . 1 Jn. 3:9
• (Mt. 13:19)
A. 1 Pet. 1:5
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• Who are kept by the power
of God through faith unto
salvation ready to be
revealed in the last time.
• Those whose faith endures
are guarded
• Lk. 22:31-32
Lk. 22:31-32
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• 31And the Lord said, Simon,
Simon, behold, Satan hath
desired to have you, that he
may sift you as wheat:
• 32But I have prayed for thee,
that thy faith fail not: and
when thou art converted,
strengthen thy brethren.
Heb. 3:12
• Take heed, brethren, lest
there be in any of you an
evil heart of unbelief, in
departing from the living
God.
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B. Jn. 10:27-29
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• My sheep hear my voice,
and I know them, and they
follow me:
[28] And I give unto them
eternal life; and they shall
never perish, neither shall
any man pluck them out of
my hand.
B. Jn. 10:27-29
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• 29 My Father, which gave
them me, is greater than all;
and no man is able to pluck
them out of my Father's
hand.
• Satan cannot seize us
against our will
• However, we can abandon
God
C. 1 Jn. 3:9
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• Whosoever is born of God
doth not commit sin; for his
seed remaineth in him: and
he cannot sin, because he is
born of God.
KJV
C. 1 Jn. 3:9
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• Whosoever is begotten of
God doeth no sin, because
his seed abideth in him: and
he cannot sin, because he is
begotten of God. ASV
C. 1 Jn. 3:9
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• No one born of God makes a
practice of sinning, for
God’s seed abides in him,
and he cannot keep on
sinning because he has
been born of God. ESV
• Lk. 8:11 Seed = Word of God
C. 1 Jn. 3:9
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• The word of God, when
faithfully followed, does not
allow a life of habitual sin
• Ps. 119:11
Mt. 13:19
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• When any one heareth the
word of the kingdom, and
understandeth it not, then
cometh the wicked one, and
catcheth away that which
was sown in his heart. This
is he which received seed
by the way side.
2. The N.T. Teaches That A
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Christian Can Be Lost
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1 Cor. 9:27
Gal. 5:4
2 Pet. 2:20-22
Heb. 10:29
Jn. 15:2, 6
1 Cor. 9:27
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• But I keep under my body,
and bring it into subjection:
lest that by any means,
when I have preached to
others, I myself should be a
castaway.
Gal. 5:4
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• Christ is become of no
effect unto you, whosoever
of you are justified by the
law; ye are fallen from
grace.
2 Pet. 2:20-22
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• For if after they have escaped
the pollutions of the world
through the knowledge of the
Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,
they are again entangled
therein, and overcome, the
latter end is worse with them
than the beginning.
2 Pet. 2:20-22
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• [21] For it had been better for
them not to have known the way
of righteousness, than, after
they have known it, to turn from
the holy commandment
delivered unto them.
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2 Pet. 2:20-22
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• [22] But it is happened unto
them according to the true
proverb, The dog is turned to
his own vomit again; and the
sow that was washed to her
wallowing in the mire.
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Heb. 10:29
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• Of how much sorer punishment,
suppose ye, shall he be thought
worthy, who hath trodden under
foot the Son of God, and hath
counted the blood of the
covenant, wherewith he was
sanctified, an unholy thing, and
hath done despite unto the
Spirit of grace?
Jn. 15:2, 6
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• Every branch in me that
beareth not fruit he taketh
away: and every branch that
beareth fruit, he purgeth it,
that it may bring forth more
fruit
Jn. 15:2, 6
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• If a man abide not in me, he
is cast forth as a branch,
and is withered; and men
gather them, and cast them
into the fire, and they are
burned.
Conclusion
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• God’s word plainly teaches
that it is possible for a
Christian to fall from grace
and be eternally lost
• 1 Cor. 10:12
1 Cor. 10:12
• Wherefore let him that
thinketh he standeth take
heed lest he fall.
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Conclusion
• The cure for falling away
• One must change
• Acts 17:30
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Conclusion
• Repent and pray
forgiveness• Acts 8:22
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Conclusion
Confess wrongs
1 Jn. 1:9
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References
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• “Once Saved, Always Saved”, Not Found
In The Bible” Tract by Rod Halliburton
From Truth For The World Website

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