Eternal Security

Eternal Security

October 12, 2022
Eternal Security 
Elder Letter by Paul Mermilliod 

For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them. What the true proverb says has happened to them: “The dog returns to its own vomit, and the sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.” 
2 Peter 2:20-22

This past week, our teaching text from 2 Peter not only addressed some of the warning signs of false teaching, but also the reality that false teaching leads to eternal judgment because it is a rejection of Jesus. One of the challenges of this passage is that it makes clear that false teachers often look like believers, and they come from within the church. This reality leads to an important question: “Can you lose your salvation?” Our elder conversation on the doctrine of eternal security answers this question and provides some practical next steps for those struggling with the assurance of their salvation.

It is our prayer that this video resource will be a benefit to your faith. If you are struggling with whether or not you have received salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, please reach out to us today!

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Dr. Paul Mermilliod

Elder/Lead Pastor 

Pastor Paul has been a part of the Tri-Cities family for nearly all his life and now serves as Leadership Pastor. He and Katie have been married since 2006 and have four children: Jack, Evie, Camden, and Tripp.