Boettner Perseverance of the Saints

In Boettner Perseverance of the Saints7 chapter work on the perseverance of the Saints, Boettner (Reformed, Presbyterian) first states the doctrine, the shows us why it doesn’t depend on good works but God’s grace, he examines the Christian’s temporary slide back into sin, how an outward profession of righteousness is no guarantee of salvation, the arminian sense of insecurity, and warnings against apostasy.

Perseverance of the Saints

by Loraine Boettner

Summary

In this 7 chapter work on the perseverance of the Saints, Boettner (Reformed, Presbyterian) first states the doctrine, the shows us why it doesn’t depend on good works but God’s grace, he examines the Christian’s temporary slide back into sin, how an outward profession of righteousness is no guarantee of salvation, the arminian sense of insecurity, and warnings against apostasy.

Chapter Content of Boettner Perseverance of the Saints

1. Statement of the Doctrine.
2. Perseverance Does Not Depend Upon the Person’s Good Works But Upon God’s Grace.
3. Though Truly Saved the Christian May Temporarily Backslide and Commit Sin.
4. An Outward Profession of Righteousness Not a Guarantee That the Person Is a True Christian.
5. Arminian Sense of Insecurity.
6. Purpose of the Scripture Warnings Against Apostasy.
7. Scripture Proof.

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