How is it that two people can read the same passage of scripture, but each have different interpretations? Short answer: sin.
Justin blogs about Lemuel Haynes, staunch Calvinist and the first African-American minister to be ordained in America.
Once again, we see that people who have a problem with the doctrine of perseverance of the saints are quick to quote all the verses that seem to "disprove" it while ignoring the crystal-clear passages -- John 10:27-29, Romans 8:30, and 1st John 2:19 come to mind -- that make it undeniable.
Kevin Williams reminds us, "Calvinism is good Biblical doctrine, and it's an important truth, but we need to remember this: Calvinism does not save. Christ does."