The Irrelevance of Common OSAS Rationales



What Kind of Living Stone Are You ?
What Kind of a Living Stone Are You ?

Today I continue the contrast of OSAS / Once Saved, Always Saved / eternal security with the scriptural truth of Conditional Security dependent upon responsible exercise of free will .  This post likely to be expanded and refined, perhaps with a ” Part Two . ”

We begin with 1 Peter 2 : 1 – 5 :

The Living Stone and the Holy Nation

  ” Therefore put away all wickedness, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking. As newborn babies, desire the pure milk of the word, that by it you may grow, if it is true that you have experienced that the Lord is good.

Coming to Him as to a living stone who is rejected by men, but chosen by God and precious, you also, as living stones, are being built up into a spiritual house as a holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. “


I was an ignorant and offended , double – minded type of living stone .  Four months of horror with one leg thrown over the figurative rim of hell fixed all of that for me !  And it gave me the motivation to protect my brothers and sisters , preserve my Father’s children , and dig in scripture as never before , keen to pick up on what God was showing me …  that common OSAS rationales simply do not address the issue of Hamartiology – study of sin –  that accounts for Saints losing salvation .  Hard to know for living stones that keep skimming the surface of the Word ; or those motivated NOT  to see ; deceived by false doctrine, inattentive , un – circumspect or not balancing the whole counsel of God.

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