I'll try to make this as simple and straightforward as I can:
Once Saved Always Saved preachers teach that a man DOES NOT have to abide in the doctrine/teaching of Christ, all they have to do is "make a decision" for Christ. Once they are in, they can never be out, or so they say
The Bible however, teaches that only he who abides in the doctrine of Christ will be saved.
What does the word "abide" mean? Well, in the greek, the word is: meno men'-o: to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy) -- abide, continue, dwell, endure, be present, remain, stand, tarry (for), thine own.
See the words in there? be present? Remain? Continue? DOES THAT SOUND LIKE A ONE TIME DEAL TO YOU? "Make a decision" for Christ, then be saved forever? That's NOT what the bible says.
You want to be saved? Great, you must (abide, continue, dwell, endure, be present, remain, stand) in the doctrine of Christ. For those who don't speak english that means YOU CAN'T LEAVE, WALK AWAY, FOLLOW OTHER DOCTRINES ETC.
Here's the source scripture for this:
2 John 1
9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. 10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: 11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
Clearly it says if you do not abide, you do not have God, if you do abide, you have both the Father and the Son. How much clearer could He say it?
Without the Father and the Son, you have no salvation, period.
Let's not stop there though, I want to get to this part that says Once Saved Always Saved teachers/preachers are partakers in EVIL DEEDS. That's what it says. Those who do not teach this biblical doctrine of ABIDING IN CHRIST are partakers in an evil deed SO GRIEVOUS that this is how we are to treat them:
receive him not into your house,
neither bid him God speed
For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
We are to SHUN these people. Don't take them into your house, don't wish them well or their evil will be counted against YOU as well. I DID'NT SAY IT, JESUS DID.
The Lord takes this matter very seriously. Why would Jesus tell us to have nothing to do with once saved always saved teachers? THEY PREACH A DIFFERENT GOSPEL. We just read the true gospel, and it says you MUST abide in the doctrine of Christ to have God. The gospel according to OSAS teachers says YOU DO NOT have to abide in the doctrine of Christ. You be the judge, who is right? Jesus or OSAS teachers? Either you have to abide in the doctrine of Christ or you don't.
On the subject of OSAS teachers preaching a different gospel, what does the bible say about that?
Galatians 1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: 7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. 9 As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
Making more sense now? Why would the bible say we should not let OSAS preachers enter our house, or why we should not bid them godspeed, because they are ACCURSED. They preach a different gospel means they are accursed, I did'nt say that, JESUS DID.
This is obviously no trivial matter. How many souls will end up in hell due to OSAS teaching?
Those who teach this different gospel are cursed. Those who believe and accept the OSAS gospel, believe a different gospel. OSAS is one of the most popular doctrines within apostianity today, you still wondering why Jesus said only a few will make it into heaven?
Matt 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Standing before the judgement throne of Christ is the WRONG TIME to find out that you have depended on a false christ, or a false gospel to save you. Don't take my word for these things people, READ YOUR BIBLES FOR YOURSELVES. I am not your teacher, the Holy Spirit is, if you'll let Him teach you.
We live in a wicked world, in a time of unparalleled christian apostasy. Why did Jesus say:
Luke 18:8 I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
He already knows the answer to that. Why would Jesus ask a question like that when there are churches on every corner or every street in America today? They all think they are going to heaven, but Jesus wonders if he'll find faith on earth when he comes back. LOOK AROUND, MAKE MORE SENSE NOW? Total, complete apostasy. People want their ears tickled, not the truth. WAKE UP. The Lord has sent warning after warning after warning. He is a merciful God, but the time of his wrath is about to start, and thats not going to be a time of mercy. This is what's coming, it's right at the doorstep. I want NO PART in this, how about you:
Zephaniah 1 :14 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.
15 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,
16 A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers.
17 And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung.
The time to wake up is today. Time is very short. grace and peace