- They say: “If Christ isn’t Lord of all, he’s not Lord at all.”
John 1:12 – Absolute threshold for salvation. No “repent of your sins.”
Repentance is to agree that what the Bible says about you is accurate.
Matt 7:21-23 – If you’re saved, God knows you. These people are trying to get into Millennial Kingdom.
Gal 3:9 – God knows you.
Rom 12:1,2 – Paul preaching discipleship to saved “brethren”.
- Discipleship different than salvation in Church Age.
I Cor 1:2 – Corinthians are saved.
I Cor 3:1 – Corinthians are carnal.
I Cor 5:1 – Saved, Carnal and their sin is so bad that the world knows about it.
Rom 7:15-25 – Paul and all Christians have 2 natures.
- One wants to sin and one wants to do right.
Acts 10:9-16 – Peter tells God, no. Still saved.
Acts 21:3,4 – Paul went to Jerusalem anyways. Still saved.
Matt 26:56 – Christ’s own disciples left him.
II Tim 4:16 – Paul’s followers left him. Still saved.