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What About Someone Who Walks Away From the Faith?

January 28, 2018 Pastor: Jim Swaney Series: You Asked For It!

YOU ASKED FOR IT                                                                     

 

Related Questions:

  • Can a person lose his/her salvation?
  • What is the “unforgiveable sin”?
  • Was the person ever a true Christian in the first place?
  • How secure is our salvation?
  • If a person “opts in” the Christian faith, can they “opt out”?
  • Will they have time to repent & confess before they die?

 

Review of “The Big Story” of the Bible:

  • Creation: how things began; our origins
  • Fall: why this world has gone wrong
  • Redemption: the solution (how God fixed it, through Jesus Christ)
  • Restoration: what the world will look like once God’s repair fully takes place

 

Stark truth from Hebrews:

“How shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation?”  Hebrews 2:3

“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts”   Hebrews 3:7

“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another”  Hebrews 10:24

“If we deliberately keep on sinning, after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left…”  Hebrews 10:26

 

GOOD NEWS: There is always still hope for the one who strays…

  • Luke 15—Parable of the Prodigal Son