Is the following a valid argument for eternal security (osas)?
If I’m wrong as a once saved always saved (OSAS) advocate, I want to be wrong because I over-emphasize the infinite work of Christ on the cross.
Dan Corner, author of The Believer’s Conditional Security (which refutes osas), responds:
This sounds like a good reason to accept OSAS or stay with this position. However, the infinite work of Christ doesn’t relate to this controversy, as previously mentioned. Advocates of a conditional security also affirm the infinite work of Christ. Scriptural truth on any specific issue is the deciding factor, which shows OSAS is a doctrinal myth that holds its adherents in a false security with obvious spiritual disadvantages.
Also, for five-point Calvinists to claim that the infinite work of Christ is the reason they believe in OSAS, is to unwittingly contradict their own limited atonement doctrine. That point in Calvinism teaches that Jesus shed his blood only for the elect, but not for the non-elect. Hence, if Jesus didn’t shed his precious blood for everyone, then it wasn’t infinite. In contrast to this point of Calvinism, the Apostle John wrote:
And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world (1 Jn. 2:2, NKJV).
Moreover, since Jesus died for the ungodly (Rom. 5:6), and all people are ungodly before salvation, then Jesus died for everyone!
Clearly then, Jesus died for all people and not just the elect, as Calvinism declares. Question: Who, then, really believes in the infinite work of Christ?
Please view The Finished (Infinite) Work of Christ video by Dan Corner and don’t be deceived by osas.