"Understanding this first, that no prophecy of scripture is made by private interpretation. For prophecy came not by the will of man at any time: but the holy men of God spoke, inspired by the Holy Ghost." 2 Peter 1:20-21
"And account the longsuffering of our Lord, salvation; as also our most dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, hath written to you: As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are certain things hard to be understood, which the unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, to their own destruction." 2 Peter 3:15-16
All Christians are saints from the moment they entrust themselves to Christs completed work.
Assumes facts not in evidence. All Christians are called to be saints but many do not heed that call, which Scripture clearly teaches. Many who talk the talk don't walk the walk.
"Not every one that saith to Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of My Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven. Many will say to Me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in Thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from Me, you that work iniquity." Matthew 7:21-23
"Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come. Wherefore he that thinketh himself to stand, let him take heed lest he fall." 1 Corinthians 10:11-12
“Assumes facts not in evidence. All Christians are called to be saints but many do not heed that call, which Scripture clearly teaches. Many who talk the talk don’t walk the walk.”
God calls all believers saints.
“All Christians are saints from the moment they entrust themselves to Christ’s completed work.”
Carrie Underwood was “saved” when she was young. Recently she came out in support of gay marriage. She acts quite risque in one of her videos. Is she a saint? Are Christians currently using contraceptive-abortifacients saints?