PERFECT FOR ALL TIME
Some confused Christians have the tragic belief that
they became Christians by faith, but they must perform
certain works in order to maintain their standing before
Any system that says that ANYTHING must be added to
the grace of God is a false gospel. The salvation which
Jesus Christ purchased at Calvary for believers was "PAID
IN FULL" then and there.
The Bible says, "For by one offering He has perfected
for all time those who are sanctified." (Hebrews 10:14
True believers are made holy--sanctified--by the
sacrificial offering of Jesus Christ. His death and His
Resurrection -victory over death have purchased a salvation
which is good "for all time". The word here translated
"perfect" includes the idea of being made complete and
mature. There IS something for the believer to do, but
obedience is BECAUSE we are saved, not IN ORDER to be saved
or to STAY saved.
A believer in Christ Jesus has no reason at all to
feel insecure or incomplete or inadequate.
The Christian's EXPERIENCE is a growth process by
stages. First, we're "born again" (John 3:1-21), then we
"grow" as Christians (II Peter 3:18), but the offering that
purchased it was once-for-all, paid-in-full, and perfect
for all time.
We encourage you to read for yourself the letters of
Peter, the Gospel and letters of John, and if you want
heavier references to the Hebrew Scriptures, the Gospel of
Matthew and the letter to the Hebrews.
If you want a secure, fully paid-for eternity with
Jesus, put your trust in Him as your Savior and Lord RIGHT
[Clyde Price, Arrows33]
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