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Unformatted text preview: Esau is an example of one who came short of God's grace, when he sold his birthright for a single meal ( Heb. 12:16 ). If we come short of God's grace and we're lost in hell for eternity, we will not be able to repent and be restored to God ( Heb. 12:17 ). 2 Th. 2:1-3 The resurrection will not come until after the falling away. The falling away (i.e., the apostasy) was at work in the First Century ( 2 Th. 2:7 ; cf. 2 Tim. 2:18 ). Some people turned aside after Satan (i.e., fell away) during the First Century ( 1 Tim. 5:15 ; 6:21 ). The apostle Paul knew that he could be lost after having been saved ( 1 Cor. 9:27 ; Phil. 3:12-14 )....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09