I don't see any questions there so I guess we're done?Okay -- starting with point # 1 -- once saved always saved. Let's look at Ephesians 1:13 - 14 "In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise vs 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory."
The Holy Spirit won't leave a person until we are safely with Jesus Christ. If it were other-wise -- it would be a works-based salvation. As a result Of a person's salvation they will Want to please God -- but those things we do are Not to keep our salvation. If a person can't be certain Of their salvation -- isn't that saying that God somehow Isn't omnipotent? All powerful.
#2 -- God is omniscient -- He knows Everything -- our motives -- we Can't fool Him -- He knows us better than we know ourselves. He doesn't accept Us -- we accept Jesus Christ's shed blood as being sufficient to take care of All our sinfulness. We accept God's gift Of salvation or we reject it.
You call 'it' the Spirit of Christ -- isn't it the Holy Spirit.
Salvation Is our personal surrender to God through Jesus Christ's blood shed on the cross. Salvation is a person's being saved From eternity in hell // lake of fire and brimstone. And being saved TO a life in ultimately the New Jerusalem. But presently with Jesus Christ in heaven.
I thought we were discussing what the correct understanding of pisteuo is.