Saturday, March 10, 2012

Exposing False Salvation Doctrine

Friday, March 9, 2012

Biblical Salvation

Jesus taught without controversy that HE is SALVATION! There are so many doctrines of men that misrepresent Biblical Salvation, thus causing untold many to be confused. 

1 Corinthians 14:33  (KJV)   " For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints."

There are three essential scriptural elements of salvation:
1. Faith...Hebrews 11:6
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
2. Blood... Hebrews 9:22
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission. 
2. Obedience...
  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:8
    In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
    2 Thessalonians 1:7-9 
  2.  Peter 4:17For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
  3. 1 Peter 1:22
    Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently

Faith- Blood-Obedience

Faith in "Believing that God is...for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."

Faith in The Blood of Jesus Christ and his Word.

Faith that works Obedience to his Gospel Word...James 2:18
Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faithwithout thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works
James 2:20
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
James 2:19-21  
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

Faith that Jesus is the WORD...

John 1

 1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
 2The same was in the beginning with God.
 3All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

John 17:19-21

King James Version (KJV)
 19And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
 20Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
 21That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. Jesus Christ is God manifested in the flesh...Philippians 2:6
Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Faith that God's word that is to be obeyed asgiven  by the Apostles and Disciples who would write the New Testament under the unction of The Holy Ghost... 

Faith that Jesus is the WORD that saves us...1 Peter 1:23
For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that Jesus who created all things has all power to accomplish his Word and that all scripture (old & new testament )...2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Faith that the Gospel is... all scripture: (KJV)

Hebrews 4

 1Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
 2For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
 3For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
 4For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
 5And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.
 6Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:

Of course this refers to the people of Israel in the old Testament. While the Levitical ordinances of Blood sacrifices and Temple Worship were  replaced my New Testament commandments, all of God's Word endures.

Many "doctrines of men" lead seekers astray with false teaching. Many teach that all one has to do is "receive Jesus as your Lord and Savior. While true in a general sense, it can be and is misleading when one thinks a mental decision is the sum total of salvation.

While the Death-Burial-Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the centrality of the Gospel, and is the cross road for Jesus to be the Lamb slain for the sins of the world, all of the Word is the "Whole Gospel."

Deuteronomy 8:3

New King James Version (NKJV)
So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the Lord.

 Luke 4
King James 2000 Bible

Temptation of Jesus
1And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
2Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
3And the devil said unto him, If you are the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
4And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
When Jesus was about to ascend to heaven, he gave the apostles and disciples his parting instructions on teaching and preaching salvation.
Luke 24

The Scriptures Opened

44 Then He said to them, “These are the words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things must be fulfilled which were written in the Law of Moses and theProphets and the Psalms concerning Me.” 45 And He opened their understanding, that they might comprehend the Scriptures.
46 Then He said to them, “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise[h] from the dead the third day, 47 and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. 48 And you are witnesses of these things. 49 Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem[i] until you are endued with power from on high.”

So Jesus commanded repentance and remission of sins in his name to receive the Promise of the Father which will endue those with power who obeyed.

Luke, who also by the inspiration of the Holy Ghost also wrote the Book of Acts. The acts of the Apostles in obeying the commandments of the Lord. And reiterates what the Lord commanded in Luke 24.
Acts 1 

The Holy Spirit Promised

And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, “which,” He said, “you have heard from Me; for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.Therefore, when they had come together, they asked Him, saying, “Lord, will You at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” And He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority. But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me[a] in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

So the Promise of the Father was being baptized with The Holy Spirit. And receive power of the same.

Acts 2

New King James Version (NKJV)

Coming of the Holy Spirit

When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord[a] in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

We see here that all who had obeyed the commands of Jesus were filled with the Holy Ghost. The Apostle Peter then preached the first commandments for the Lord's message of Salvation.

Peter’s Sermon

14 But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words.15 For these are not drunk, as you suppose, since it is onlythe third hour of the day. 16 But this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel:
17 ‘And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God,
That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh;
Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
Your young men shall see visions,
Your old men shall dream dreams.
18 And on My menservants and on My maidservants
I will pour out My Spirit in those days;
And they shall prophesy.
19 I will show wonders in heaven above
And signs in the earth beneath:
Blood and fire and vapor of smoke.
20 The sun shall be turned into darkness,
And the moon into blood,
Before the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord.
21 And it shall come to pass
That whoever calls on the name of the Lord
Shall be saved.’[b]

Did Peter mean only call on the name of the Lord to be saved? No, at the end of his message to all those who heard him and asked him how could they be saved, Peter under inspiration of the Holy Ghost and with all eleven of the Apostles and all the disciples as witnesses... Peter commanded them on the plan of salvation. 37Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
 38Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
 39For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the LORD our God shall call.

Some teach wrongly that this plan was for Jews only. But we can plainly read:  and to all that are afar off, even as many as the LORD our God shall call. 

Repentance is the essential "element of obedience" that must occur after belief/faith.

So we hear The Word...We believe...We repent...We obey and are baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ, and we receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost and power to continue to fight the good fight of our walk and warfare of obedience to his Holy Word.

Remember Jesus said we would believe on him through the Apostle's and disciple's word which would be from the Holy Ghost. 
 John 17: 20Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;

Jesus never physically wrote scripture for his New Testament by his own hand. The Church is his Body. When the writers of the New Testament wrote...Jesus wrote. When they command, God commands.

When one believes and obeys the command to repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and receives the Holy Ghost, he has fulfilled the Lords declaration that "you must be born again." 

John 3:3

King James Version (KJV)
 3Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

5Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Jesus finishes this teaching in John chapter 7: 37-40

 37In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
 38He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
 39(But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

Jesus teaches here that receiving the Holy Ghost is evidence of true scriptural faith on him.

Many teach that when you believe you receive the Holy Ghost. Or when you are baptized in water. Does scripture teach this?
Acts 8:

5Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.
 6And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
 7For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed.
 8And there was great joy in that city.
 9But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:
 10To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God.
 11And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.
 12But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
 13Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
 14Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:
 15Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:
 16(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
 17Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

Verse 12 they believed and were baptized but the Holy Ghost was received as a separate distinct experience. But we do see Faith Blood and Obedience in their repenting and being baptized in water and then Spirit.

Some teach that you must have hands laid upon you as in this case by Apostles/Preachers.

However we see this is not so as with Cornelius and his whole household.

Acts 10

 1There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,
 2A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
 3He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius.
 4And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.
 5And now send men to Joppa, and call for one Simon, whose surname is Peter:
 6He lodgeth with one Simon a tanner, whose house is by the sea side: he shall tell thee what thou oughtest to do.
 7And when the angel which spake unto Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants, and a devout soldier of them that waited on him continually;
 8And when he had declared all these things unto them, he sent them to Joppa.
 9On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
 10And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,
 11And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending upon him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:
 12Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
 13And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.
 14But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.
 15And the voice spake unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
 16This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaven.
 17Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had seen should mean, behold, the men which were sent from Cornelius had made enquiry for Simon's house, and stood before the gate,
 18And called, and asked whether Simon, which was surnamed Peter, were lodged there.
 19While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee.
 20Arise therefore, and get thee down, and go with them, doubting nothing: for I have sent them.
 21Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?
 22And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
 23Then called he them in, and lodged them. And on the morrow Peter went away with them, and certain brethren from Joppa accompanied him.
 24And the morrow after they entered into Caesarea. And Cornelius waited for them, and he had called together his kinsmen and near friends.
 25And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him.
 26But Peter took him up, saying, Stand up; I myself also am a man.
 27And as he talked with him, he went in, and found many that were come together.
 28And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
 29Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?
 30And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
 31And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.
 32Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon, whose surname is Peter; he is lodged in the house of one Simon a tanner by the sea side: who, when he cometh, shall speak unto thee.
 33Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
 34Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
 35But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
 36The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)
 37That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
 38How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
 39And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:
 40Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly;
 41Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
 42And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.
 43To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.
 44While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
 45And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
 46For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,
 47Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
 48And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.

So as we know that Cornelius was A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always. 

His repentance was a way of life by faith in the Law, and so he was qualified to be filled at the point of his faith in the Word that Jesus was the messiah and was crucified to shed the blood Cornelius needed to be born again after fulfilling the plan of salvation that men must obey. Faith Blood Obedience.

Men cannot put God in their little boxes of doctrinal limitations. God can do what he wants as he will. As we know his Word is true and he will never violate his own Word, he may fill someone with his Spirit anytime after Faith in the Gospel is born and repentance takes place and stays in place.

Acts 19

 1And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,
 2He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, 

Acts 19

 1And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,
 2He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
 3And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
 4Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
 5When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
 6And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
 3And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
 4Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
 5When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
 6And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

Again men who had accomplished repentance but had not heard it preached that the Holy Ghost was for them to receive.   Romans 10:17
So thefaith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Is receiving The Holy Ghost salvation?  
Romans 8:9
But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

Jesus proclaimed he would come back as the Holy Ghost-Spirit of Truth. 
John 14:17
Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

Jesus Promises the Spirit of Truth
15If you love me, keep my commandments.
16And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever;
17Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it sees him not, neither knows him: but you know him; for he dwells with you, and shall be in you.
18I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
19Yet a little while, and the world sees me no more; but you see me: because I live, you shall live also.
20At that day you shall know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. ( The Spirit of Christ!)
21He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
22Judas said unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself unto us, and not unto the world?
23Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man loves me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
24He that loves me not keeps not my sayings: and the word which you hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.
Jesus Gives Peace
25These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you.
26But the Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

He that has commandments... Every Word That proceeds from the mouth of God.

2Timothy 2:15 Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman who needeth not to be ashamed rightly dividing the Word of Truth.

The Holy Ghost is the Seal of our redemption!
  1. John 15:26
    But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify ofme:
    John 15:25-27 (in Context) John 15 (Whole Chapter)
  2. John 16:13
    Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak ofhimself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.
  3. Ephesians 1:13
    In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the wordof truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holySpirit of promise,
  4. Ephesians 5:9
    (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
  5. 2 Thessalonians 2:13
    But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
  6. 1 Peter 1:22
    Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:
  7. 1 John 4:6
    We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we thespirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

Faith Is the Victory over the World

5Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born [1]of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. 4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
Verse 1 does not mean a mental agreement or intellectual ascent.
 "Believeth " is present tense as in believing and obeying unto repentance, baptism, and keeping his commandments because we love him, we search out the scriptures as a newborn babe in the natural does with he instinctively knows  mothers milk is survival.

The Witness concerning the Son

6 This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. 7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. 8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. 9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son.
This is "he" refers to the believer who has been born again by "water and blood."  Jesus began his ministry baptized by water and later by blood through the crucifixion where both water and blood flowed from the spear thrust in his side.
Matthew 20Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him. 21And he said to her, What will you? She said to him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on your right hand, and the other on the left, in your kingdom. 22But Jesus answered and said, You know not what you ask. Are you able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say to him, We are able. 23And he said to them, You shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not my to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.
Jesus was speaking of the baptism of his Death. When we repent, we die to self in co-crucifixion. When we are baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ we are buried with him. Co-burial. When we are baptized with the Holy Ghost we are resurrected with him, co-resurrection. The Born Again 
We are baptized into his body-church-bride by one Spirit. The Bride takes the Groom's Name, baptized in his Name. Our born again position is witnessed in the earth by the Spirit as we are born of Water and Spirit. 
As Eve was taken from the side of the first Adam, the Bride of Christ came from the second Adam Jesus Christ... by Blood and Water from his wounded side. Thus  we must have the witness in the earth that we have obtained the Blood, through obedience of the Word being baptized, washed by his blood and filled with his Spirit, and we can continue to grow in grace moving from faith to faith by his Word. 

Hebrews 6:1-2

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Hebrews 6

 1THEREFORE LET us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ (the Messiah), advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity. Let us not again be laying the foundation of repentance and abandonment of dead works (dead formalism) and of the faith [by which you turned] to God,       Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.   [These are all matters of which you should have been fully aware long, long ago

We are drawn by the Spirit of God to first hear and receive the Word. To advance in spiritual maturity as Paul teaches here, we must have laid that foundation of repentance, being born again understanding that doctrines of baptism refers to water baptism and laying of hands Spirit baptism...and that laying of hands is only one way God uses to impart it, and that water baptism with Spirit baptism places us in the body/church/bride to continue in his Word.

John 8:31
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

              Once Saved always Saved?

Jesus never taught this doctrine nor the Apostles. Philippians 2:12
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Paul was instructing the Philippians to continue in the Word working out God's calling for them to fulfill their purpose as witnesses and teachers in the Great Commission. 

Matthew 19:18And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
 19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
 20Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Jesus told the Apostle John to write to the Seven Churches of saved Christians, and warned most of them that they must repent for disobedience or he would revoke their salvation.

Revelation 2

 1Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;
 2I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
 3And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
 4Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
 5Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
 6But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitanes, which I also hate.
 7He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
 8And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;
 9I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
 10Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
 11e that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches;He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.(Hell)
 12And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;
 13I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
 14But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

15So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate.
 16Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
 17He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
 18And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass;
 19I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
 20Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.
 21And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
 22Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
 23And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.
 24But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.
 25But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.
 26And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:
 27And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.
 28And I will give him the morning star.
 29He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

Revelation 3

 1And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
 2Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
 3Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
 4Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
 5He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
 6He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
 7And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
 8I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
 9Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.
 10Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
 11Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
 12Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
 13He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
 14And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;
 15I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
 16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
 17Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
 18I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
 19As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
 20Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
 21To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
 22He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches

blot out his name out of the book                                 of life!

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