SO JESUS SAID TO THE JEWS WHO HAD BELIEVED HIM, IF YOU ABIDE IN MY WORD, YOU ARE TRULY MY DISCIPLES, AND YOU WILL KNOW THE TRUTH, AND THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE. JOHN 8:31-32
AND I AM SURE OF THIS, THAT THEY WHO BEGAN A GOOD WORK IN YOU WILL BRING IT TO COMPLETION AT THE DAY OF JESUS CHRIST. PHILIPPIANS 1:6
ALL THAT THE FATHER GIVES ME WILL COME TO ME, AND WHOEVER COMES TO ME I WILL NEVER CAST OUT. FOR I HAVE COME DOWN FROM HEAVEN, NOT TO DO MY OWN WILL BUT THE WILL OF HIM WHO SENT ME. AND THIS IS THE WILL OF HIM WHO SENT ME, THAT I SHOULD LOSE NOTHING OF ALL THAT HE HAS GIVEN ME, BUT RAISE IT UP ON THE LAST DAY. JOHN 6:37-39
Definition- Sometimes called perseverance of the saints. Those saved by Jesus have the assurance of persevering until the end by the Grace of Jesus. It is the doctrine that believers persevere. They are kept and kept through faith and are kept unto the final consummation. Let’s look at 1 Peter 1:4-5-
1 PETER 1:4-5- TO OBTAIN AN INHERITANCE WHICH IS IMPERISHABLE AND UNDEFILED AND WILL NOT FADE AWAY. RESERVED IN HEAVEN FOR YOU, WHO ARE PROTECTED BY THE POWER OF GOD THROUGH FAITH FOR A SALVATION READY TO BE REVEALED IN THE LAST TIME.