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Can A True Christian Live In Sin?

1 John 3:1-10

November 24, 2020 • Jeff Lyle

The great debate on whether or not a true Christian can sin their way out of salvation will likely continue until the return of Jesus to earth. For nearly the entire history of the Church, people who equally love Jesus have disagreed on this issue. What is clear in Scripture is that there can be no reasonable expectation of entering Heaven for those who live their lives in unbroken patterns of sin. But the question remains, “Do those who profess Christ lose their salvation by sinning or do those who profess Christ, and yet practice habitual sin, ever possess salvation in the first place? Well, the answer must be determined by what the whole of Scripture teaches. This message offers us some of the most important verses on this frequently debated issue.

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