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March 31, 2022
Q: I’m worried that one day I will lose my faith; how can I make sure that I don’t fall away?
A: There is an ongoing theological debate on how and if the warnings against falling away relate to a believer’s salvation. I am not going to go into that because I don’t think that’s the focus of this question. Regardless of the details and implications, the Bible does repeatedly warn believers of the danger of falling away. This is seen particularly in the book of Hebrews, which was written for this very purpose (see Hebrews 2:12; 10:39, etc.). And from the book of Hebrews we can draw...