But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified (1 Cor 9:27). The fifth point of Calvinism is the perseverance of the saints. It says that all whom God has elected will persevere in faith and good works until death. At least
I received an interesting question—correction really—from a reader. He wrote: I think you at GES are mistaken about the perseverance of the Saints. R. C. Sproul says it is God by His Spirit that helps us persevere in the Christian life until the end. Sproul said it should be called the Preservation of the Saints.
I received the following question in a comment to a blog I wrote: “Why does Paul say you can believe in vain, 1 Cor. 15:2?” The questioner doesn’t seem to believe in eternal security. He implies that Paul was saying that you could believe in Christ, be born again, and then end up going to