The word “eternal” simply means unending. If Jesus promises a life that never ends to one who puts his trust in Him, how in the world can something unending end?
Tag: Eternal Security
The word “stumbling” means that a person who professes to follow Jesus stumbles and falls, keeping the person from doing God’s will. In other words, it halts the individual from continuing to obey the Scriptures. All Christians without exception stumble at times and then get back up with the power of the Holy Spirit. But in this passage, the word is much stronger.
“But the Lord is faithful” The word “faithful” gives the meaning that the promises found in the Scripture, God will see it through until it is accomplished. No one can thwart God’s plan.
24 Now to him who is able to keep them from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory in great joy
“Now to him who is able to keep them from stumbling” God Himself keeps those who are His from abandoning Him through…