Can Catholics believe
we are 'once saved, always saved?
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No. This is a false
doctrine held by various Protestants. [Note: For related apologetics, try
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me, as I remain in you. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it
remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me. I am the vine,
you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit,
because without me you can do nothing. Anyone who does not remain in me will be
thrown out like a branch and wither; people will gather them and throw them into
a fire and they will be burned." (Our Lord Jesus Christ, Jn. 15:4-6)
become partners of Christ if only we hold the beginning of the reality firm
until the end..." (St. Paul, Heb. 3:14)
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