Jottings — Perfected in Perpetuity

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The believer’s place with God according to divine grace is not changeable; he is not sometimes on the ground of Christ’s death and sometimes on the ground of his own good behavior. The value of the “one offering” does not fluctuate with his changing moods and feelings, nor with the ebbings and flowings of his joy. It abides as the only and the unchanging ground on which God can have a people for Himself. The believer who apprehends this is on solid ground; he is acquainted with the grace of God, and he knows the secure basis on which all the activities of that grace are based; he is perfected in perpetuity.

 

Coates, C. A. Spiritual Blessings. Chessington, Surrey, England: Bible and Gospel Trust, 2008. 11-12. Print.

 

 

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Jottings – Eternal Security

Interestingly enough, Paul here uses the eternal security of the believer as one of the strongest reasons why we should not sin.

Commenting on Ephesians 4:30 ~~

 

“Interestingly enough, Paul here uses the eternal security of the believer as one of the strongest reasons why we should not sin.”

 

MacDonald, William. Believer’s Bible Commentary: Old and New Testaments. Ed. Arthur Farstad. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1995. Print.

 

 

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Jottings – Life with Christ Never Ceases


 

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“Life with Christ, upon which the believer enters when he is born of God, never ceases. Its continuance rests not upon our efforts any more than salvation by grace does.”

 

W. E. Vine, Collected Writings of W.E. Vine: Romans. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1996).

 

Thanks Keith!

 

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