Why A Saved Person Can
NEVER Be Lost
Timothy S. Morton
1.ETERNAL LIFE IS
ETERNAL! John 3:15, John 10:28, Rom. 6:23, 1John 2:25, 1John 5:11, 1John 5:13, etc.; By definition
eternal means never ending. Once a believer has eternal life it can
never be taken away. If it could be it would not be eternal!
2. EVERLASTING LIFE
IS EVERLASTING! Dan. 12:2; John 3:16, John 3:36, John 5:24, John 6:40, John 6:47; Rom. 6:22; etc.; Likewise, everlasting
life can never end. It is everlasting regardless of the
3. IT IS
GOD’S WILL! John 6:39; It is God’s will that
Christ loose none of those who come to Him.
4. HEAVEN IS
RESERVED FOR HIM! 1Pet. 1:4; An inheritance in heaven is
reserved for the believer.
(INHERITANCE) IS INCORRUPTIBLE! 1Pet. 1:4; No one can corrupt
something God has made incorruptible.
(INHERITANCE) CANNOT BE DEFILED! 1Pet. 1:4; No one can defile something
which God says cannot be defiled.
7. HE IS SEALED BY
THE HOLY SPIRIT! Eph. 1:13; No power in Heaven or earth
can break God’s seal.
8. HE IS SEALED
UNTO THE DAY OF REDEMPTION! Eph. 4:30; The believer is sealed until
the day God redeems his body.
9. HOLY SPIRIT WILL
ABIDE FOREVER! John 14:16-17; The indwelling of the
Holy Spirit is permanent.
10. HE IS PRESERVED
FOREVER! Psa. 37:28; God preserves the saint
11. HE IS BORN OF
GOD! John 1:12-13 The believer actually
becomes God’s child and cannot be “unborn.”
12. HE IS A NEW
CREATURE! 2Cor. 5:17; God has made the believer a
new creature and no one can “uncreate” him.
13. HE IS CREATED
IN CHRIST JESUS! Eph. 2:10; The saint was created in his
14. HE IS PRESERVED
UNTO THE HEAVENLY KINGDOM! 2Tim. 4:18; The believer is preserved
like Paul since God is no respecter of persons.
15. HE IS KEPT BY
THE POWER OF GOD! 1Pet. 1:5; Since God is keeping him, the
believer cannot fall from salvation.
16. CHRIST HAS
PRAYED FOR HIM! John 17:11; Jesus prayed that God would
keep all who He had given Him.
17. WORKS CANNOT
AFFECT HIS SALVATION! Rom. 11:6; Salvation is not gained by
works, so it cannot be lost by works.
18. HIS FAITH IS
COUNTED FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS! Rom. 4:5; It is faith which brings
salvation to a believer.
19. NOTHING CAN
SEPARATE HIM FROM THE LOVE OF CHRIST! Rom. 8:38-39; Nothing material,
immaterial, past, present, or future can separate a believer from
20. SALVATION IS OF
THE LORD! Jonah 2:9; Salvation is all God’s
work. He bought it and provided it.
21. GOD IS ABLE TO
KEEP HIM! 2Tim. 1:12; The believer’s
salvation rests on God’s omnipotent ability to keep him.
22. HE IS PROMISED
NOT TO COME INTO CONDEMNATION! John 5:24; This promise would be broken
if even one believer fell into eternal condemnation.
23. HE IS PROMISED
TO NEVER PERISH! John 10:27-28; Every saint has an
unconditional promise to never perish.
24. HE WILL NEVER
BE CAST OUT! John 6:37; Under no condition will any
believer be cast out from Christ or Heaven.
25. ALL THINGS WORK
TOGETHER FOR GOOD TO HIM! Rom. 8:28; It would not be good for one
to lose his salvation.
26.HE IS IN
CHRIST’S HAND! John 10:28; The believer is in his
27. HE IS IN THE
FATHER’S HAND! John 10:29-30; The saint is in his
heavenly Father’s hand.
28. HE IS, AND
ALWAYS WILL BE, A SHEEP! John 10:27-28; A sheep represents a
saved person and cannot change from being one.
MERCY NEVER ENDS! Titus 3:5; The believer is saved by
God’s mercy and it endures forever (Psalm 136).
30. GOD CANNOT LIE!
Titus 1:2; Once God has saved a
believer, he cannot go back on His word.
31. HIS SINS ARE
GONE FOREVER! Psa. 103:12; Micah 7:19; Isa. 38:17, Isa. 44:22; Heb. 10:17; The saints sins are gone.
32. HE SHALL BE
LIKE CHRIST! 1John 3:2; It is a certainty that the
believer will be like Christ.
33. GOD SEES HIM AS
ALREADY GLORIFIED! Rom. 8:30; The saint is as good as
glorified in God’s sight.
34. HE IS BORN OF
INCORRUPTIBLE SEED! 1Pet. 1:23; The Christian’s new
birth was from incorruptible seed.
35. HE WILL APPEAR
WITH CHRIST IN GLORY! Col. 3:4; The saint is promised to
appear with Christ when He returns.
36. HE IS HIDDEN IN
CHRIST! Col. 3:3; The believer is dead to the
world and alive in Christ.
37.HE IS DEAD TO AND
FREED FROM SIN! Rom. 6:2-7; Sin can no longer affect the
saint’s destiny. He is freed from it.
38. THE LORD IS NOW
PRAYING FOR HIM! Heb. 7:25; The Lord is presently
interceding in the believer’s behalf.
39. GOD WILL FINISH
WHAT HE STARTED! Phil. 1:6; God began the work of
salvation and will finish it.
40. HE HAS ETERNAL
REDEMPTION! Heb. 9:12; Every believer has been
eternally redeemed from his sins.
41. HIS LIFE IS
CHRIST’S LIFE! Col. 3:4; The saints life is
Christ’s very own life, so how could it be lost?
42. HE HAS AN
EVERLASTING COVENANT WITH GOD! Heb. 13:20; God made a covenant to give
43. HE IS KEPT FROM
FALLING BY CHRIST! Jude 24; A Christian cannot fall from grace
because Christ is keeping him.
44. SALVATION IS A
FREE GIFT! Rom. 6:23; A free gift is given with no
45. HE HAS IMPUTED
RIGHTEOUSNESS! Rom. 4:6-7; The righteousness the saint
has is Christ’s perfect righteousness.
46. HE IS A PART OF
CHRIST! Eph. 5:30; Every believer is a part of
Christ’s body. “Bone of His bone....”
47. CHRIST IS THE
AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF HIS SALVATION! Heb. 12:2; Christ began and will finish
48. HE HAS BEEN
PREDESTINATED TO BE CONFORMED TO CHRIST’S IMAGE! Rom. 8:29; After salvation the believer
BLOOD HAS MADE PEACE FOR HIM! Col. 1:20; The saint has peace with God
through the blood.
50. THE BIBLE WAS
WRITTEN SO HE COULD BELIEVE AND KNOW! 1John 5:13; The saint can know he HAS