Can you lose your salvation?

Questions for those who believe they can lose their salvation.

1. If a person can lose his salvation, can he get saved again? If so, how can this be when Hebrews teaches that this is impossible?
Heb. 6:4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost.
Heb.6:5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come.
Heb.6:6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance: seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.

2. Since we approach God, not with our own righteousness, but with the righteousness of Christ, how do we go about getting Christ to take back his righteousness?
I Cor. 1:30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
II Cor. 5:21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
Phil.3:9 And he found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is though the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith.

3. Since at the time of salvation ours sins were forgiven, how do we go about getting sins re-imputed to our soul?

4. Since we are to forgive(present tense) others as Christ has forgiven (past tense) us, how can anyone teach that Christ must be continually forgiving us lest we go to Hell?
Eph. 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
Col.3:13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one to another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

5. Since at salvation we commit the safekeeping of our soul to God, and since he promises to keep it unto the end, how can our sinfulness fail to keep that which is no longer in our hands?
II Tim.1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
I Cor. 1:7 So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ;
I Cor. 1:8 Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Phil.1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.

6. How do you break the Father’s seal of the Spirit which God himself promises to keep sealed unto the day of redemption?
II Cor. 1:21 Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God:
II Cor. 1:22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
Eph.1:13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise.
Eph.4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.

7. How does God reverse his adoption? How many times will God re-adopt his adopted children?
Galatians 4:5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
Galatians 4:6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
Galatians 4:7 Wherefore thou are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
Romans 8:15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Romans 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

8. When God names the things which cannot separate us from the love of Christ, how do you prove that the phrase “nor any other creature” makes an exception of the saved person himself?
Romans 8:39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

9. Since spiritually we are already translated into heaven in Christ Jesus, how does a person get back down from heaven in order to lose his salvation?
Eph.2:6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.
Col. 1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
Col. 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

10. Since the spirit of God is the earnest or guarantee of the inheritance to come, and since an earnest by definition cannot be taken back, what will the people in Hell who have lost their salvation do with the spirit of God which will continue to indwell in them?
Eph. 1:12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
Eph. 1:13 In whom ye also trusted after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise.

11. Since through salvation we are made joint-heirs with Christ and since joint-heirs must share the same inheritance, how will Christ keep from going to Hell if his joint-heirs are there?
Romans 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

12. If at salvation we are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, and if circumcision is a cutting, how can we ever be uncircumcised?
Col. 2:11 In whom ye are also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

13. When we are saved, we are baptized by one spirit into the body of Christ and become a member of that body in particular . Does Christ cut us out of his body when we lose our salvation?
I Cor. 12:13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
I Cor. 12:27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.


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