The Bible says: You can’t lose Jesus

(It bugs me that the church I was a member with for 30 years won’t discuss with me what I have discovered that contradicts their view. Here’s the latest scripture I have found that contradicts their belief that “you can lose your salvation.”

It is a trustworthy statement:
For if we died with Him, we will also live with Him;
If we endure, we will also reign with Him;
If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.

2 Timothy 2:11–13 (NASB95)

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“If we deny Him, He also will deny us”

“He cannot deny Himself”

So if someone is “denied” they are not of “Himself”

They are not, were not, one with Jesus, or ever “saved.”

You cannot lose your “salvation.”

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Those who interpret this as a license to sin beware!

Before I was saved God punished me severely when I sinned.

After I was saved God chastised me severely when I sinned.

God is not mocked, whatever you sow you will reap.

You are secure . . .


[T]hat they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.

John 17:21 (NASB95)

This verse teaches that we are one with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This is why Jesus said if we are faithless, He remains faithful, because He cannot deny Himself. This security has been missing since the Fall. Counter-intuitively, its end result is not license (unbridled sin) but rather love and the desire to love (obey). And our desire to love is not just toward God but also toward the world and it is through Jesus’ love through us the world will know that the Father has sent the Son.

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