What sins could keep me from going to Heaven?
Is any sin greater than another, such as sexual sins?
Can a believer lose their salvation?
Can a true believer live in sin to the very end of their life and still go to Heaven?
Does God use the terms for pastors and elders synonymously in Scripture?
What Sins Would Keep Someone from Going to Heaven?
Any sin can.
Is Any Sin Greater than Another, (as in Sexual Sins)?
Yes, some are.
Can a Believer Lose Their Salvation?
No, you can’t undo something God has done.
Can a True Believer Live in Sin to the very End of Their Life, and Still go to Heaven?
No, God stops true believers from a life of sin.
Did You Use the terms for Pastors and Elders Synonymously Last Sunday Night?
Yes, God does that twice.
- What Sins Would Keep Someone from Going to Heaven?
Any sin that any person dies with that sin still clinging to their account, keeps them from going to Heaven.
They would need forever to pay for one sin. (James 2:10 the same is guilty all).
Jesus only died for sin once (Heb. 10:10-14), and He saves us and justifies us either from ALL sins, or NO sins. No partial salvations are possible.
- Is Any Sin Greater than Another, (as in Sexual Sins)?
- All sin is lawlessness (1 John 3:4);
- There are sins that lead to death and sins that don’t lead to death (1 John 5:16-17);
- But sins against Spirit are unpardonable (Luke 12:10; Mat. 12:31-32);
- Also sins against body are serious 1 Cor. 6:18.
- Can a Believer Lose Their Salvation?
No, John 10:28-29; Jude 24-25.
4a. Can a True Believer Live in Sin to the very End of Their Life, and still go to Heaven?
First, who does God say won’t go to Heaven? Rev. 21:8; Eph.5:1-7; Gal. 5:16-26; 1 Cor. 6:9-10; Rom. 1:28-32.
Second, in the church, what was the context of 2 Cor. 13:5’s examine yourself whether you are saved? The sins of 2 Cor. 12:20-21.
4b. Can a True Believer Live in Sin to the very End of Their Life, and still go to Heaven?
Third, always remember that if they are a believer, God will chasten them or else, if they remain un-chastened, they prove that they are illegitimate and never born-again children of God (Hebrews 12:3-24).
Fourth, believers who are chastened, and yet remain in unrepentant of their sins are weakened, sickened, and ultimately chastened to death in I Cor. 11:29-31; 1 John 5:16-17; Rev 2:21-23.
4c. Can a True Believer Live in Sin to the very End of Their Life, and still go to Heaven?
Finally, who is a true believer? Jesus said salvation is neither a prayer (Lord, Lord) nor a decision (did many things), it’s a changed life of repentance (doeth) in Mat 7:21-23.
- Did You Use the terms for Pastors and Elders Synonymously Last Sunday Night?
Yes, because God does so, in His Word when explaining the church, in 1 Peter 5:1-2, Acts 20:17, 28.