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What exactly happens when someone receives Christ?

At conversion, when we ask Jesus to come into our lives, the very Spirit of Christ comes into the believer and Seals that believer for all eternity both past and present. This is considered to be an eternal change in which the very life of Christ becomes your life. The Bible conveys this when it says that at conversion one is moved from death to life. It also reveals this wonderful truth by calling the new believer a New Creation (2 Cor. 5:17). You asked if it were possible for the Spirit to leave you once you have been converted. It would be difficult to say that a New creation could somehow become an Old creation again or life moving back into death and vice versa. I believe the Bible teaches the Spirit never leaves a believer because He has taken up residence in their heart, changed them into something new, and promised that this filling is a ‚Äúdeposit’ guaranteeing one’s inheritance with the Saints forever. (Eph 1:14)