A very good article. Just had to repost.
In discourse with those in Law ‘keeping’ sects, this question inevitably comes up, “Don’t you ever sin after you’re saved?” or the statement, “You must repent over and over when you sin.” In legalistic circles in churchianity, one might hear the phrase, “Well, if they sin, they must not have been saved in the first place!” There is this idea out there in both churchianity and in Law ‘keeping’ sects that we must repent over and over to in effect maintain our salvation.
Actually, a Jew of Judaism asked the following similar question about Christians with more clarity than I had seen it asked before:
Originally Posted by Dreidel at CARM:
Don’t Christians still have to repent to Jesus when they sin? If you didn’t repent, it would indicate you were not really saved. And being saved doesn’t mean you don’t sin.
Kind of seems to put the believer in Christ in a ‘catch-22’ dilemma, doesn’t it? …
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