Did Eli the Priest lose salvation?

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  1. Former Member Amorphous

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    And the Lord said to Samuel, Behold, I will do a thing in Israel, at which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle. In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end. For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. And therefore I have sworn unto the house of Eli, that the iniquity of Eli's house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever.
    1 Samuel 3:11‭-‬14 KJV

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    Eli did not lose salvation .
    This teaches that atonement was not made or provided for non elect persons.
     
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    Explain further

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    Eli's house was judged as vile Covenant breakers.....He restrained them not, but the punishment for him was his line was going to be among the ungodly......there was no atonement made for them forever.
     
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    Are you saying Eli wasn't saved? He obviously believed. He knew God talled to Samuel. He revealed it to Samuel.

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    Eli was saved.......not his household....read it carefully.
     
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    It says these things were done "against Eli"

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    yes....here is a NT passage that helps;
    5 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:

    6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

    7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?

    8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

    9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

    10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.


    11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.


    12 Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;

    13 And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.

    14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

    ELI was chastened....his sons were judged.
     

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