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Is it possible to be a believer and not abide in Christ, and what does that look like?



      

John 15:4 - 11

ESV - 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. 5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

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Mini James Kraft

Once we trust Jesus alone as the only way of salvation, He seals us with the Holy Spirit of promise. Ephesians 1:13-14. In whom ye also trusted, after ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, (First Corinthians 15:1-4) in whom also AFTER ye believed, ye were sealed by that Holy Spirit of promise.

Second Timothy 2:13 If we believe not, He abideth faithful, He can not deny Him self. His Holy Spirit that lives in all believers.

Hebrews 13:5 He will never leave us or forsake us. He will never cast us our. John 6:37

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