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Can You Lose Heaven? (Philippians 3:14-21)Gary McManus, October 29, 2017
Part of the Why Hell? series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
October 29, 2017 Sermons the Saints Suggested
Philippians 3:14-21 (p. 1163 / p.1180)
Celebrate the Protestant Reformation—now 500 years old.
Celebrate all the Saints. Celebrate that DCC brought
their Bibles with them to their new homes here.
Questions to answer:
“Can you fall away from the Lord?”
“Can you fall away from salvation?”
“Can a believer LOSE heaven?
The Bible answers these but
THERE is no QUICK answer to these questions.
Jesus Himself used the word “fall away.”
[KJV] Luke 8:13 (Matthew 13:21)
It appears in other books as well:
John 6:66, John 16:1.
Other descriptions of “damaged faith”
2 Corinthians 11:23, 1 Timothy 1:19-20 ,
2 Thessalonians 2:3, 2 Peter 3:17,
and restoration Hebrews 6:6.
See Acts 5.
The Apostle Paul himself was pained
to think that his own people might be lost.
(Romans 2:5-9, Romans 11)
Ever read Dante’s Inferno or Paradise?
And what about Revelation’s letters to the
Churches? Check out Matthew 24:45-51
Which is also in Luke 12.
Romans 8:5 I n several versions.
Jesus words. . .follow ME. . .
The letter of Hebrews suggests that WE
HAVE a cheering section right here:
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