Can A Child of God Fall Away and Be Lost?

By A.C. Grider

Things a child of God can do:

 He can fail of the grace of God (Heb. 12:15).

 He can be led away with the error of the wicked (2 Peter 3:17).

 He can err from the truth (James 5:19).

 He can turn aside after Satan (1 Tim. 5:15).

 He can fall from steadfastness (2 Pet. 3:17).

 A weak brother can perish (1 Cor. 8:11).

 He can forsake the right way (2 Pet. 2:14-15).

 He can turn from the Holy Commandment (2 Pet. 2:21).

 He can fall into condemnation (James 5:12).

 He may be a castaway (1 Cor. 9:27).

 He may be cast forth as a branch and be burned (John 15:1-6).

 He may become neither hot nor cold (Rev. 3:14-18).

 He can be spoiled through deceit (Col. 2:8).

 He can be moved away from the hope (Col.1:23).

 He can deny the Lord that bought him (2 Pet. 2:1).

 He can do despite unto the Spirit (Heb. 10:29).

 He can depart from the living God (Heb. 3:12).

 He can come short of the promise (Heb. 4:1).

 He can believe the gospel in vain (1 Cor. 15:1-3).

 He can fail to keep himself in the love of God (Jude 21).

 He can count the blood of Christ wherewith he was sanctified unholy (Heb. 10:29).

 He can depart from the faith (1 Tim. 4:1).

 He can be carried away with strange doctrines (Heb.13.9).

 He can be beset by sin (Heb. 12:1).

 He can draw back unto perdition and not save his soul (Heb. 10:38-39).

 He can fall after example of unbelief (Heb. 4:11).

 He can become worse than an infidel (1 Tim. 5:8).

 He can refuse him who speaks from heaven (Heb.12:25).

 He can have an evil heart of unbelief (Heb. 3.12).

 He can trod under foot the Son of God (Heb.10:29).

Guardian of Truth XL: 8 p. 7
April 18, 1996