Can You Lose It? (2 Of 4) by Jerry Vines
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I am reluctant to leave this 8th chapter of Romans
because there is a sermon in every verse. These
verses have to do with this great salvation which God
has given to us when we receive the Lord Jesus Christ
as our personal Savior. In these verses we see that
our salvation extends from eternity past to eternity
future. It cares for our past. It cares for our
present. It cares for our future. Everything about
our salvation is presented to us here in glorious,
Now the question arises about this great salvation.
Can you lose it? Somewhere along the way between here
and there, is it possible for you and me to do
something or to so disgrace the Lord that the Lord
withdraws his salvation and we can lose it? Well, I
want to tip my hand right at the very beginning of the
message. I think all of you understand that I take
the position that you cannot lose it. I do not
believe you can lose this great salvation because
these verses tell us that there is no separation
between the child of God and the precious love of God.
Here is a chapter that begins with no condemnation.
"There is no condemnation to them which are in Christ
Jesus". Now the chapter comes to a glorious climax
when it says to us in these verse that there is no
separation. You can't lose it!
What does it mean in these verses when two times it
indicates to us that nothing can separate us from the
love of Christ and from the love of God.
I want to say first of all that no separation means no
accusation. Is there anyone who can accuse us? Is
there anyone who can stand in eternity and say to you
and to me, because of things we can be accused of, we
can lose our salvation. Of course, we do have our
accusers. Revelation 12:10 tells us that Satan is the
accuser of the brethren. The devil is working
overtime. The devil is working full time ...
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