Matt 7:21-23 • Jesus only “knows” those who do Father God’s will; all others are practicing lawlessness. Matt 10:33 • Whoever denies Jesus before men He will also deny before His Father in heaven. Matt 13:18-23 • 2 people types (no root, unfruitful) come to eternal life, and then return to the lost state. Matt 18:21-35, Mark 11:25-26 • Forgive men’s sins against you, or God won’t forgive your sins against Him. Matt 25:44-46 • Those who do not help even one needy soul will go into everlasting punishment. Mark 8:35-36 • Whoever desires to save his (old) life, or gain the whole world, will lose his soul. Mark 9:43-48 • Get rid of whatever causes you to sin; it will cause you to be cast into hell fire. Mark 13:13 • But he who endures with his faith to the end (of his life) shall be saved eternally … … also see Matt 10:22, Col 1:22-23, Heb 10:35-39, Rev 2:10. Luke 9:23-25 • Whoever does not deny himself for Jesus’ sake will be destroyed (eternal death). Luke 14:26-33 • Jesus warns prospective believers how difficult and costly it is to be His disciple … … will they have enough to finish this life of placing Him above all else, bearing their crosses, etc.? John 12:25 • He who loves his life in this world will lose it (eternal life) later. John 15:1-6 • Christians who do not bear fruit (are not abiding in Jesus) are thrown into the fire. John 17:3 • Eternal life is actually “knowing” Father God and Jesus Christ. Do you really know them? Rom 1:29-32 • Anyone practicing such sins is deserving of death due to God’s wrath on unrighteousness. Rom 2:5-11 • Wrath is coming to those who are unrighteously self-seeking and do not obey the truth. Rom 6:15-23 • Be a slave of God and to righteousness for holiness, resulting in holiness and eternal life. Rom 8:1-8 • Anyone who is carnally-minded (is living according to the flesh) will die spiritually. Rom 8:12-13 • We are not debtors to the flesh; if we live according to the flesh, we will die (eternal death). Rom 11:20-22 • Fear unbelief, that if you do not continue to have faith, you will be cut off like the OT Jews. 1 Cor 6:9-10 • Anyone practicing such sins is unrighteous, and will not inherit the kingdom of God. 1 Cor 15:2 • You are saved, if you hold fast to that word (the gospel) … unless you believed in vain. 2 Cor 7:10 • Godly sorrow over sin leads Christians to repent, which leads to salvation. 2 Cor 13:5 • Examine and test yourself to see if you are in the faith, unless you are disqualified. Gal 5:1-4 • Christians are warned: those who later have attempted to be justified by law, … have been estranged from Christ and have fallen from grace. Gal 5:19-21 • Anyone practicing such sins (the works of the flesh) will not inherit the kingdom of God. Gal 5:24 • Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Gal 6:7-8 • Do not be deceived: sowing to the flesh reaps corruption, sowing to the Spirit reaps eternal life. Eph 5:3-6 • Believers practicing such sins will not inherit God’s kingdom, but will incur the wrath of God. Eph 5:25-27 • Jesus gave Himself for a glorious Church which will be sanctified, holy, without blemish. Phil 2:12-16 • Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, holding fast the word of life … … so that: (a) you may become blameless, and (b) Paul did not labor in vain concerning you. Col 1:21-29 • Jesus’ desires (and Paul labors to warn and teach) to present “holy and blameless” and … “perfect in Christ Jesus” those who continue in faith, not moved away from the hope of the gospel. Col 3:5-6 • Believers practicing such sins beware: the wrath of God will come upon sons of disobedience. 1 Tim 4:1 • Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith. 1 Tim 5:11-15 • Some younger widows are condemned; they cast off their first faith and turned after Satan. 1 Tim 6:9-14 • Greed and love of money drowns men in destruction and perdition … … Instead, pursue godliness and lay hold on eternal life (and keep this command without blame). 1 Tim 6:17-19 • Commands for the rich (yes, Christians) to follow, so they may lay hold on eternal life. Titus 1:1-3 • Faith and knowledge of the truth lead to godliness, in the hope of eternal life. Heb 2:1-4 • Warning about drifting away: how shall we escape, if we drift and neglect so great a salvation? Heb 3:6 • We belong to Christ, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end. Heb 3:12-15 • Beware of an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God, being hardened … … through the deceitfulness of sin, for we are only partakers of Christ if we hold steadfast to the end. Heb 3:17-19 • The OT Jews who sinned (did not obey) could not enter into God’s rest (the Promised Land). Heb 4:1 • Let us fear lest any of us come short of entering God’s rest (God’s promise of salvation). Heb 4:11 • Be diligent to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall according to the OT example of disobedience. Heb 6:4-8 • Those enlightened and partakers of the Holy Spirit who fall away will be rejected and burned. Heb 10:26-27 • If we sin willfully after receiving knowledge of the truth, we can expect God’s fiery judgment. Heb 10:29-31 • The LORD will judge His people. “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay”, says the Lord. Heb 10:35-39 • Endure in the faith, and do not be like those who draw back to perdition. Heb 12:14-15 • Pursue holiness (w/o which no one will see the Lord) lest anyone falls short of God’s grace. Heb 12:15-17 • Many believers become defiled, and finding no place for repentance, are rejected. James 1:12-16 • Love the Lord, endure temptation to sin; do not be deceived, sin brings forth spiritual death. 1 Pet 1:8-9 • Believing, you will receive the end of your (enduring) faith—the salvation of your souls. 2 Pet 1:10-11 • Be diligent to make your call and election sure, so you won’t stumble, but gain the kingdom. 2 Pet 2:20-22 • If Christians are overcome by worldly sins, they are worse off than they were before … … knowing the way of righteousness, they turned from the holy commandment delivered to them. 1 John 1:9 • If we confess our sins, God will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 2:3-5 • We are sure that we “know” God and are “in” Him, if we keep His commandments. 1 John 2:24-25 • If God’s word does not abide in us, the Father and the Son will not abide in us … … nor we in Them, and we will not receive the promised eternal life. 1 John 3:15 • If you hate your brother, you’re like a murderer who has no eternal life abiding in him. Jude 1:20-21 • 3 things for Christians to do, while looking for God’s mercy unto eternal life. Rev 2:10 • Be faithful until death and Jesus will give you the crown of (eternal) life. See Mark 13:13 above. Rev 2:11 • He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death (eternal death). Rev 3:5 • He who overcomes will not have his name blotted out from the Book of Life. Rev 21:8 • Anyone practicing such sins will go into the lake of fire, which is the second death. Rev 21:27 • Anyone practicing such sins is not in the Book of Life, and will not enter the New Jerusalem. Rev 22:14 • Anyone who does not do God’s commandments does not have the right to the tree of life. Rev 22:15 • Anyone practicing such sins will be outside the gates of the New Jerusalem. The NT is filled with many proofs that the exact opposite of OSAS is true! An interesting example … MANY verses talk about the HOPE Christians have of obtaining salvation. Rom 5:1-5,8:23-25--Gal 5:5--Titus 1:2,3:7--Col 1:5,1:23--Heb 3:6,10:23--1 Peter 1:13,1:21,3:15--etc. .