How can a true believer be confident of his‘Eternal Security’?
One of the most comforting doctrines or truths revealed in theWord of God to the believer is his ‘Eternal Security’ in Christ.There is nothing more comforting to a soul troubled with sin, butto know that the Christ in whom he hath placed his trust, shall
save him to the end
, notwithstanding his own corrupt flesh, thetemptations of the world and the devil who goes about as aroaring lion seeking to devour him!As the Lord Himself assured – “My sheep hear my voice, and Iknow them, and they follow Me: And I give unto them
; and they shall
, neither shall any man
pluck them out of My hand
. My Father, which gave them Me, isgreater than all; and no man is able to
pluck them out of MyFather’s hand”.
The nature of the change which occurs in regeneration,guarantees the eternal security of God’s elect.
Before one can understand or grasp the truth of the ‘eternalsecurity’ of the believer, he must
of salvation!Regeneration is a radical and supernatural change of the inner nature, through which the soul is made spiritually alive, and thenew life which is implanted is immortal. And since it is a changein the inner nature, it is in a sphere in which man does not havecontrol. No creature is at liberty to change the fundamental