Posts Tagged ‘forgiveness’

When conversing with Christians in Christian forums, I’ve come across those who believe that all Christians will inevitably end up in the kingdom of God because of the grace of God (Calvinism). This means, of course, that there is no kingdom exclusion – period – for such believers. According to this view, if a person falls away, then he was never saved to begin with. This person is commonly called a “professing Christian” by the Calvinists. This is distinct from those who are “true Christians.”

In theory, the idea that the saved will always be saved and those to be punished must not have been saved in the first place sounds plausible. But when I examine specific warning verses with the theory in mind, the theory falls apart. (more…)