Perseverance of the saints is the name that is used to summarize what the Bible teaches about the eternal security of the believer. It answers the question, “Once a person is saved, can he lose his salvation?” Perseverance of the saints is the P in the acronym TULIP, which is commonly used to enumerate what are known as the five points of Calvinism. 1,253 more words
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T stands for total depravity,
U for unconditional election,
L for limited atonement,
I for irresistible grace, and
P for perseverance of the saints.
Here are the definitions and Scripture references Calvinists use to defend their beliefs:487 more words
Cary Cox, from Hebrews 3:7-19. Israel could not enter the promised land because of unbelief – God swore they would not enter his rest. The writer of Hebrews warns Christians not to repeat this mistake of hardening our hearts at God’s better word – Jesus Christ. 35 more words
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“Those churches that openly deny, vigorously oppose, and even blaspheme the doctrines of grace- the five points of Calvinism- while teaching with equal vigor, conditional election, universal atonement, the goodness and spiritual ability of the unregenerated sinner, conversion dependent upon the free will of the sinner, resistible grace, and the falling away of the saints are also false churches… They are false churches as much as is Rome. 312 more words