292E Four Views on Eternal Security
The doctrine of eternal security is widely debated in the Church today. Many feel that this teaching gives Christians a right to live a licentious life. Opponents of the doctrine of eternal security accuse supporters of promoting antinomianism and making shipwreck of the Faith. Proponents of the doctrine argue that the perseverance of the believer is a vital element of the doctrine of justification. For them, to deny the doctrine of eternal security is to deny the Gospel. We will examine four points of view on this topic to help broaden our understanding and appreciation for the complexities of this teaching.