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...
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).
Genesis 12:3 is the second recorded Gospel sermon.
It is the second piece in God's spiritual puzzle of redemption. It looks backward to man's problem in Genesis 3:6 and forward to God's remedy in Calvary....