“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love (not life) of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39
The believe can never be separated from the LOVE of God …. not the LIFE of God as in eternal life! The testimony of Holy Scripture reveals that the personal possession of eternal life is not eternal but rather can be forfeited. Eternal Security, OSAS (once saved always saved), and perseverance of the saints busted!
The passage above is often used by false teachers to promulgate the myth that since God loves you, there’s no possibly way you could lose your place with Him. Nonsense. Isn’t it interesting that these same deceivers completely ignore verses 1, 13, and 17 of this very chapter:
“There is therefore now no condemnation (1st condition) to them which are in Christ Jesus, (2nd condition) who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. … For if ye live after the flesh (in sin), ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body (daily crucified life), ye shall live. … And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; IF IF IF so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.” Romans 8:1, 13, 17
NOTHING can separate us from His LOVE, not LIFE. Yes God’s love will not let go. He will love and pursue one all the way into hell in the individual refuses to repent. God’s love for us must be balanced with His holiness and justice.
Unconditional Love Does NOT Equal Unconditional Acceptance!
Verses Misused = Souls Destroyed!
“For we are not as many, which corrupt (pervert, corrupt) the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.” 2 Corinthians 2:17
It’s real simple: We were specifically warned about beguiling wolves who are selectively taking a few things in Scripture out of context in order to use them to manipulate you by tickling your ears so they can get your money!
“But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.” 2 Peter 2:1-3
God did not send His only begotten Son to grant anyone, namely His own children, a license to sin and only “ungodly men” teach or insinuate such (Jude 3-4). Christ did not come to die in order to indiscriminately grant a free ticket to live in sin and still be accepted into Heaven (Romans 6:1-2). The reception and retention of that gift of salvation is a personal choice and responsibility. If the man whom Jesus saves does not abide in Christ – remain in Him to the end – that person will be eternally damned (Matthew 10:22; 24:13; John 15:6, etc.).
“God so loved the world ….” John 3:16 is no more inspired than other verse in the Holy Scriptures (2 Timothy 3:16). It speaks of initial salvation, not final salvation. Salvation can be forfeited after being received: “For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. 21 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.” 2 Peter 2:20-21
“Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, IF IF IF thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off. ” Romans 11:22
It’s the self-intoxicated counterfeit who migrates to such a cross-less message as is heard every Sunday in the apostate modern church pulpits where men have learned the recipe for building a lucrative church BUSINESS $$$$. Was this not prophesied of this last generation?
“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:2-4
Popular songs and enterprising, business building “pastors” (wolves) speak often about God’s love and yet never His holiness or justice or the divine requirement to repent and endure to the end to be saved into eternal glory. This dishonest, deliberate omission creates a delusional imbalance and gross lack of holy fear in those who sit under such a campaign of deceit. Beware. Study God’s Word for yourself beloved! The message of the modern gospel is false – it’s a false picture that is damning millions who are utterly sure they are “eternally secure” no matter what. These are those spoken of in 2 Thessalonians 2:
“And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12
Yes “God is love” and yet the message of the modern church purposely, conveniently excludes his justice and holiness attributes. This creates a gross imbalance and lack of holy fear and a lukewarm apostate modern church. Such will be spued or rejected from Christ in the end (Revelation 3:15-16).
All it takes to go to hell is to be “lukewarm.” (Revelation 3:15-16)
God is still, always has been, and will always be “Holy, holy, holy” and the wages of sin is still death (Isaiah 6:3; Romans 6:23; Revelation 4:8, etc.).
WHERE O WHERE did that message go?
Be sure that holiness is a Bible topic that is intentionally, completely ignored by modern wolves because it doesn’t make them popular or make them $money$!!!
Such divine truth does not multiply, add, and equal nickels, noses, and numbers for the modern wolves who are feeding the self-love of their prey instead of calling them to truly repent, deny self, take up the cross, and follow Christ – the way HE prescribed (Luke 9:23-24, etc.). See 2 Timothy 3:1-7 for a resume’ of these final days. As you read this passage you shall behold exactly what is going on in the church world today which was foretold.
MOST prey, including those in leadership roles in the apostate modern church world, don’t even know and/or ignore passages like these in this piece and many others…. We all have Bibles and so ignorance is willing and will destroy! “MY PEOPLE are DESTROYED for lack of knowledge.” (Hosea 4:6) Tares vainly believe they can ignore Christ and His Words while claiming He’s going to save them in the end! That’s delusion. It’s high time to repent and get honest before it’s too late! “MANY will say unto me in that day … Depart from me!” is what they will hear (Matthew 7:19-29; 25:40-46, etc.). Okay here it is ….. Here is yet another passage intentionally ignored by beguilers:
“And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. 35 For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. 36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.” Luke 21:34-36
SATAN wants you dead and he wants no one warning you to beware of his evil! (John 10:10) The enemy of souls uses the false leaders you listen to to withhold the truth from you. Yet, you have no excuse because the LORD who is your Judge, gave you His written Word (2 Corinthians 11:12-15, etc.).
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
Summation: Remember that while God loves you, He gave you free will and will allow you to be irrevocably damned to hell and the lake of fire if you choose to ignore instead of obeying His requirements. Unconditional Acceptance? | Fresh Start with God | Turning to the LORD | OSAS/Eternal Security Devils Exposed