We hear a lot of talk about if one is not found in Christ in the last day that they were never born again in the first place, or that if one comes to the conclusion that they are not born again now they have never been so in the past. Is deception possible? What is a clear sign that one has never been born again? Could one believe that he is born again and in the end find out that he has been a victim of deception? Is deception simply a chance that we all must inevitable take, or is there something we can do to insure that deception is not ones ruin? What instruction is there in telling someone that if in the end they are lost it simply proves that they were not born again in the first place? What consolation, what encouragement, what guidance in this present world do such sentiments imbibe?