It may come as a surprise to many Christians that "Eternal Security" (or once saved always saved) was completely unknown to the Church prior to the development of Calvinism during the Reformation. Even St. Augustine, whose philosophies led to the development of Calvinism, did not hold to "Eternal Security." The Scriptures teach that the believer … Continue reading 5. Perseverance of the Saints – Calvinism
Moreover, it is our aim to show that apostasy does not only occur when a person openly and consciously renounces faith in God, but is also a result of persistent, long-term sinning. We hope that this article will strengthen people in the truth and warn them of this deceptive false teaching.