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Topic: Falling Away

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Evangelical Deconstruction: If you are familiar with DC Talk's, Kevin Max, what do you think of his and other's ex-evangelical deconstruction? [Galatians 1:10].
Michael, the Buddhist: How is Michael, the Buddhist doing?

Once Saved, Always Saved: Could you support with scripture that idea that one can lose their salvation? [Revelation 22:19, Revelation 3:5, John 15:6, Romans 11:22].

Imminent Coming of Jesus Christ: What do you think about the imminent coming of Christ? [2 Thessalonians 2].

Pope Approves of Homosexuality: Since the pope said homosexuality is OK, do you think that this is "the great falling away" and the "abomination of desolation" of the end times? [2 Thessalonians, Matthew 24:15].

Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].

God's Sovereignty Defined: What does it mean to you to say that God is sovereign?
Fallen Away-Once Partaken of Heavenly Gift: Does God's sovereignty relate to the verse in Hebrews about one who has received the heavenly gift, but has fallen away not being able to return? [Hebrew 6:4].

If God Knows My Future, How Am I Accountable?: If God knows my future, then how am I accountable for where I end up?

Replacement Theology: Can you explain Replacement Theology, regarding Israel? [Romans 9-11]
Gentiles Falling Away: Is it possible for Gentiles who fall away, to ever come back? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Evidence of God for the Unbeliever: How can we convince others of God's existence, if we can't do it intellectually, and if the Holy Spirit isn't in them? [I Corinthians 12:3, Romans 11:22, Hebrews 3:2-12, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Corinthians 13:5].

Impossible to Renew to Repentance: Would you talk about Christians falling away and whether than can be restored to faith? [Hebrews 6:1-6, 3:12, Matthew 19:24, James 5:20].

Eternal Security: Why do you not bring up these verses when you are talking about "eternal security"? [John 10:27-30, John 15:6, I John 4:4, I John 5:12, John 17:12, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 2:19, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:12].

Saved Again: Does scripture teach that once you are saved, but have fallen away, you cannot ever be saved again? [Hebrews 6:4-6, James 5:19-20, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 2:5, Matthew 19:20, Luke 1:37].

Workers of Iniquity: Could it be that the people to whom Jesus said, "workers of iniquity" had been believers at one point, but had fallen away? [Matthew 7:21-23].

Too Late to Repent: Is it too late for me, if I spent too much of my life doing my own thing, and though I want to, I can't seem to really get back on the narrow path and live like I should? [Revelation 2 & 3].

Christians Falling Away: Is Peter referring to believers in this verse? Have they fallen away? [2 Peter 1:9, 2:20].

Continuing in Sin: How do we sort out the difference between living a life of sin, and a believer still falling to sin?

Once Saved, Always Saved: If you are once saved, can you fall away? If you fall away, can you come back? [Hebrews 3:12]

Deathbed conversion as opposed to long-term Christians losing their faith: What about a good person who was a Christian most of their life who ends up going to hell & a person who was evil most of their life who repents and becomes saved?

Losing Zeal: I've lost my faith, and I want to know how to regain it.

"Leaving the Elementary Things": What does it mean, "leaving the elementary things behind"? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Repentance: What is the true meaning of repentance?
Losing Faith After College Education: Is my son still possibly saved even if they have been drawn away after college?

Lost Faith: Caller feels he might be disqualified to getting back in the faith (a little bit disconnected)

The Great Apostacy: What is the great apostasy happened and are we in it? [2 Thessalonians 2]

Falling Away: Caller struggling with the idea of falling away. [Hebrews 10:25, 6:4-6]

Jesus on the Cross, the Thieves On the Cross & the Elect: Who was Jesus asking for the Father to "forgive them for they know not what they do"? Jesus dying for the elect.
"Depart from me; I never knew you": Could the statement, "Depart from me; I never knew you" apply to people who were once "known" by Jesus but abandoned the faith?

Falling Away: Departing from Christ, Falling Away & Judaism, what do these Scripture mean about Falling away & going to Judaism? means in scripture? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]
Not Laying Again the Foundation: What does it mean, "not laying again the foundation of repentance"?

Not being able to come back to Christ according to Hebrews: Can't come back to Christ. [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]

No Repentance after Falling Away: Can someone lose their salvation because of sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]

God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?

Renewing to Repentance: Is it impossible to come back to repentance after falling away? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Sinning Willfully: I've sinned willfully after I've been saved. Am I lost? [Hebrews 10:26-27]

No Repentance after taking the Mark of the Beast: If you receive the mark of the beast, that's it, right, lights out?

Falling Away & No Repentance: I'm having trouble with these passages of Scripture. Can you explain them to me? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]

None of Them are Lost: I'm teaching on once saved always saved, so what do you say about this verse? [John 17:12]

Apostasy, Falling Away: Is Hebrews 6:4-6 talking about people who were already Christians? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Falling Away: Can someone return to Christ if they indeed have "fallen away"?

Paul & Timothy: Paul was a mentor to Timothy, so do you know what happened to Timothy after paul died, did he keep the faith? [1 Timothy, 2 Timothy]
Luke: What about Luke? Whatever happened to him?
Paul's defectors: Did anyone who worked with Paul end up leaving the faith?

Falling Away: Can you explain to me 2 Peter 2, can Christians really fall away, reject Christ? [2 Peter 2]

Falling Away: Can Christians fall away or were they never saved in the first place? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Once Saved, Always Saved: In the Parable about the tree & the branches & not bearing fruit, it says that someone can fall away & have to re-repent, but i'd like to think my mentally challenged son is saved. [Matthew 7:19]

Judas Iscariot a Genuine Follower of Christ: I tend to think that Judas Iscariot was a true apostle, & wasn't a fraud like most thought, but let satan enter him later

Bible Interpretation in Hebrews about Willful Sin: Could you elaborate more on Hebrews 10:26? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4]

The Falling Away: Frank Schaeffer discouraging Christians from their faith, homosexuality happening, apostasy in the seminaries, all kinds of weird stuff happening. [2 Thessalonians 2:3]

Losing Their Salvation: Parents getting divorced, or God not healing people, can make people lose their salvation.

Falling Away: Can you Fall Away? Are [Hebrews 10:25, 6:4-6] referring to the caller?

Debunking the Pre-Trib Rapture: Who or what is Restraining the antichrist? Could the Tribulation make people Fall Away? 3 1/2 year Tribulation instead of 7.

Falling Away & Can NOT Repent: Can Steve please explain the 2 scary texts in Hebrews about falling away? [Hebrew 6:4-6, 10:26-27]?

Falling Away: Can Steve please give explanation of the falling away Scripture? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Thoughts & Actions: Can you separate yourself from God by your thoughts….not just your actions?

The Great Apostasy: Are we in the Great Apostasy spoken of in 2 Thessalonians 2 right now?

Falling Away: What are these passages of Scripture saying about "Falling Away"? [Hebrews 6:4-6, 10:26-27]

Apostasy & Strong Delusion: When is the Apostasy & what is the Strong Delusion that are mentioned in [2 Thessalonians 2]?
Catholic Church: Could the Catholic Church get more evil (again) as we get closer to the end time?

Falling Away: Steve & others don't understand how people can fall away, BUT the caller wants to explain how it's possible.

Eternal Security: People could become complacent w/ that doctrine, but caller has been studying the Bible in that prism, & don't you get credit by not believing it?

Eternal Security: What about verses [John 10:28, 6:37] that seem to endorse eternal security?

Turning away from Righteousness: Seems to be saying that those who were once righteous & turn away, their righteousness will no longer be remembered. [Ezekiel 3:20, 18:24]

Loss of Salvation: Can a person come back to faith after they have apostatized? (Hebrews 6:4-6]

Once Saved Always Saved refuted: You can lose your salvation… contrast to the 2nd to last call before this one. [Proverbs 3:1-7]

Eternal Security: Jesus' sheep follow Him, He gives them eternal life, they shall never perish, is very clear to the caller [John 10:27-28].

Branches Bearing Fruit: Are there 3 different groups of Christians, Christians who bear fruit, Christians who don't, & Christians who break off, is that right? [john 15:1-5]
Falling Away (for Buddhism): If Steve were to fall for Buddhism, does that means that he fell from grace? 20 2, 2, 1025

Apostasy (vs Eternal Security): Caller has a friend who at one point really loved Jesus w/ her whole heart, mind & soul, but has completely turned against it.

Eternal Security: Caller has been listening to J. Vernon McGee about falling away, & wants Steve's thoughts. [Hebrews 6:4-6]

Eternal Security: What is meant by Eternal Security? What about someone who appears saved but dies in grave sin? [John 10:28, 1 Corinthians 4:5]

Apostasy has to happen first: Caller thinks there has to be a great apostasy that there has to be a great apostasy before Christ comes so how could it happen in 1st century?

Drawing back unto Perdition: It God's faith, but not our faith, so we can't lose our salvation, can't really full time fall back into perdition. What are your thoughts? [Hebrews 10:39, Habakkuk 2:4, Romans 10:17, Mark 9:24, 1 Corinthians 5:1-5]

Perseverance of the Saints: Either you can lose you salvation, or their are people who seemed saved but never were, but it can't be both, the caller believes. He believes in eternal security, once saved, always saved.

Son has Fallen Away: My son, who seemed very spiritual when he was young, seems to be throwing it out, going in the opposite direction. I want to turn him back to the Lord.

Falling Away: How many times can you Fall Away & still be able to come back? [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]

Falling Away: Can you Fall Away & not be able to come back &/or is it also talking about feigned Christianity, who never really believed, but witnessed the Holy Spirit at work? [Hebrews 10:26-31] (unfortunately, the show end's halfway through answering this question.)

I Never Knew You: When pseudo Christians try to defend themselves by saying they did this or that, but the Lord says He never knew them, is He talking to Christians or not? [Matthew 7:24]
Falling Away, showing Mercy & Mental Illness: So can you fall away by not being merciful? What about people who are mentally ill, schizophrenic? Could they be demon possessed?
Deliver Him to Satan: What was Paul saying when he told the church in Corinth to deliver a fornicator to Satan, what did that mean? [1 Corinthians 5:1-13]
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