Things to Which Salvation Is Ascribed
Christ’s words (John 6:63).
The Holy Spirit (John 16:8; Titus 3:5).
Faith (Romans 10:10).
Repentance (Luke 13:3; 2 Peter 3:9).
Baptism (Mark 16:16; 1 Peter 3:21; Titus 3:5).
Robert R. Taylor, Jr., comments that the possibility of apostasy is taught in over 2,500 places in Holy Writ.
Consider a sampling from the Old Testament:
"And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the...
A family was fishing at the pier.
Dad was watching bobbers while his two sons, ages twelve and three, were down playing along the dock.
The older boy was watching his brother, but he got distracted....