God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

How Can I KNOW If God Has Saved Me? – Part 7

How Can I KNOW If God Has Saved Me? – Part 7

  • Examine YourselvesProve Your Own Selves – This is a very important question that we should all seriously consider, “How Can I KNOW If God Has Saved Me?”. This question gets to the essence of what life is all about. God tells us everything we need to know with regard to His salvation plan for mankind in His Bookthe Bible, and God explains that assurance of our salvationis indeedpossible as 1 John 5:1113 explains. We must realize that God does ALL the work of salvation. The Bible teaches that we cannot save ourselves. No church, no religious ritual, no person, and no human effort can save us. Only the work done by the Lord Jesus Christ at the cross and by the Holy Spirit in our hearts can save usBelieving, or having “faith”, in the Lord Jesus Christ is the result of salvation – not the cause of it. Rom 5:10 declares that if God has saved you, your spiritual war with God has ended: “For ifwhen we were enemieswe were reconciled to God by the death of his Sonmuch morebeing reconciledwe shall be saved by his life”. In other words: If God has saved you from Hell, the Lord Jesus Christ paid for ALL of your sins with His life so that you now have eternal life, and you made no contribution to your salvation in any way, as Tit 3:47 declares. However, if God does not save you before you die or the Lord Jesus Christ returns in judgment, you will face eternal damnation in Hell under the wrath of God as a payment for your own sins. If God has already saved you from eternal damnation, He has put His Spirit within you and resurrected your soul (that is, you became a new creature in Christ); as God stated in the verses Eze 36:2627 and 2 Cor 5:17. In 2 Cor 13:5 and 2 Pet 1:10God commands us to evaluate our spiritual condition to determine if we truly have received the gift of eternal life based on what the Bible teaches about salvation. In this seventh part of the study we will ask ourselves several questions based on the biblical evidences of salvation to help us “examine” the state of our souls. May God cause each of us to seriouslyexamine our self in the light of His Word to discover whether we are indeed a child of God or not. If we are not (or are not sure), wonderfully today is still the day of salvation; and we can cry out to God for mercyread His Word, and wait (trusting altogetheron Him.

1 John 5:1113 “And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his SonHe that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.”

Tit 3:47 “But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved usby the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Eze 36:2627 “A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.”

2 Cor 5:17 “Therefore if any man be in Christhe is a new creatureold things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”

2 Cor 13:5 “Examine yourselveswhether ye be in the faithprove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”

2 Pet 1:10 “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these thingsye shall never fall:”

  • Are you becoming more comfortable with the True Gospel of Salvation (based on the Sovereign Grace of Godso that it is neither foolish nor offensive to you? – Do you fully understand that God does ALL the work of salvation and are you willing to give Him ALL the praise and glory for His precious gift of eternal life? The common denominator of all the man-made religions and false gospels of the world is mans “works”. It is the belief that man must do something, somehow participate in his salvation, to obtain a right standing with God. That idea is perfectly “logical” from a human perspective because we are self-centered beings. God, however, has stated very clearly that salvation is by His grace through the faith of Christ and not by mans “works” (efforts) in any way, shape, or form (Eph 2:810). The Bible clearly teaches that salvation is totally by Gods sovereign gracelove and mercy; and those three elements – along with everything else associated with salvation – are unearned gifts from God to His people. Only God can give a person eternal lifeGod must draw the elect to Himself and grant them repentancespiritual understandingfaith to trust Himand a capacity to love and obey Him. Only God can create a new eternal soul, or “heart”, and make a “new creature” of a person, as we read in Eze 36:2627. There are no conditions, or requirements, that an individual must meet to be chosen by God for salvation. The entire salvation process depends entirely on the sovereign grace of God completely separate from any human effort or collaboration as Rom 11:6 so clearly explains: “And if by gracethen is it no more of worksotherwise grace is no more graceBut if it be of worksthen is it no more graceotherwise work is no more work”. And Eph 2:9 realistically tells us why: “Not of workslest any man should boast”. Unsaved man hates the doctrines of Gods Sovereign Grace. His natural, sinful pride causes him to reject the notion that God is totally in charge of His own salvation program. Salvation of man is for Gods glory alone. God also makes it clear in Isa 43:25 that salvation is primarily for His honor and glory – not man’s benefit: “Ieven I [God], am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sakeand will not remember thy sins”. Rom 9:11121522 depicts the miracle of salvation, by the sovereign grace and power of God, to redeem man from Gods wrath that he certainly deserves.

1 Cor 2:14 “But the natural man [unsavedreceiveth notthe things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto himneither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.”

1 Cor 3:1820 “Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this worldlet him become a foolthat he may be wise [in the Word of God rightly dividing Truth comparing Scripture with Scripture]. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wisethat they are vain.”

John 6:37444565 “37All that the Father giveth meshall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. 44No man can come to meexceptthe Father which hath sent medrawhim: and I will raise him up at the last day. 45It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heardand hath learned of the Fathercometh unto me 65And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto meexceptit weregivenunto him of my Father.”

Rom 9:111215-22 “For the children being not yetbornneither having done anygood or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might standnot of worksbut of him that calleth… For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not of him that willethnor of him that runnethbut of God that sheweth mercy. For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in theeand that my name might be declared throughout all the earth. Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth. Thou wilt say then unto meWhy doth he yet find faultFor who hath resisted his willNay butO manwho art thou that repliest [disputesagainst GodShall the thing formed say to him that formed itWhy hast thou made me thusHath not the potter power over the clayof the same lump to make one vessel unto honourand another unto dishonour? What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction: And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercywhich he had afore prepared unto glory…”

Eph 1:36 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himselfaccording to the good pleasure of his willTo the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.”

Eph 2:810 “For by grace are ye saved through faithand that not of yourselvesit is the gift of GodNot of workslest any man should boast. For we are his workmanshipcreated in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”

  • As you grow in gracedo you have a greater Desire to be a Witness for Jesus Christ? – If God has shown mercy on you through salvation, are you showing mercy to others by telling them about the miraculous work that Jesus Christ has done for you? God commands all of His saints to “go ye into all the world” and to “shew mercy” to the lost by being “ambassadors for Christ” and proclaiming the “Gospel of Christ”. We also read this in 2 Cor 5:20, “Now then we are ambassadors for Christas though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christs steadbe ye reconciled to God”. God’s “saints” (true believers) shall praise and bless the Lord for His gracelove, and mercy upon them and shall tell others about His glorious salvation, as Psa 145:1012 declares: “All thy works shall praise theeO LORDand thy saints shall bless theeThey shall speak of the glory of thy kingdomand talk of thy powerTo make known to the sons of men his mighty actsand the glorious majesty of his kingdom”. In Rom 10:1317, God gives us some insight as to how He executes His salvation program. This passage describes a circular process with three key elements – “Gods Word”, “hearing” and “faith”. Then we (believers) are suppliers of the Gospel, as we declare the Gospel to others and God draws more of His elect to Himself. As believers bring the Gospel they are a “sweet savour of Christ” to the people of the world, as stated in 2 Cor 2:1516: “For we [believersare unto God a sweet savour of Christ, …”. The Gospel is a two-edged sword that cuts one way to eternal life and the other way to eternal damnation, and God uses it to accomplish His purposes in the lives of those who come in contact with it. Why does God use imperfect men – clay pots – to evangelize the world? It is to show His power to save, so that He gets ALL the honor and glory, as 2 Cor 4:7 states: “But we have this treasure [Gospelin earthen vessels [men], that the excellency of the power may be of Godand not of us”. Speaking truth is a necessity while proclaiming GospelActs 4:20 is an excellent reminder for those of us who claim to be the Lords servants: “For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard”. Note carefully that the apostles (and all believers) also “declared” to others the true message of the Gospel. This is certainly applicable to all who have been born from aboveand is the chief task for those of us who are ambassadros of Christ2 Cor 11:24 reveals Paul’s concern for some in the Corinthian church who were being exposed to false doctrines. In our day when apostasy abounds and false gospels are legion, we would do well to keep in mind the admonition of Gal 1:69: “If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have receivedlet him be accursed”. Could it be that if God has redeemed us by His grace, we would be obedient to Eph 4:15, which states, “But speaking the truth in lovemay grow up into him in all thingswhich is the headeven Christ”. Without a doubt, one of the most difficult arenas in which to be a witness is among our own family members. It is indeed a proving ground without parallel, and we face all kinds of tests daily. How are we going to react? Are we going to exhibit the fruit of the Spirit or the works of the flesh? Thus, family life according to Gods Word becomes the forgehammerand anvil that shape our Christian living and growth.

Mark 16:15 “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the worldand preach the gospel to every creature.”

Rom 10:1317 “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. 14How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believedand how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heardand how shall they hear without a preacher? 15And how shall they preachexcept they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peaceand bring glad tidings of good things! 16But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report? 17So then faith cometh by hearingand hearing by the word of God.”

Gal 1:69 “I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though weor an angel from heavenpreach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto youlet him be accursed (or damned) As we said before, so say I now againIf any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have receivedlet him be accursed (or damned).”

2 Cor 11:24 “For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtiltyso your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesuswhom we have not preachedor if ye receive another spiritwhich ye have not receivedor another gospelwhich ye have not acceptedye might well bear with him.”

2 Cor 2:1517 “For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christin them that are savedand in them that perishTo the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things? For we are not as manywhich corrupt the word of Godbut as of sinceritybut as of Godin the sight of God speak we in Christ.”

  • Are you ready to Suffer for Jesus sake and Gospel sake? – It seems that in our day one hears little about the trials and persecutions that believers have historically faced (Mat 5:1112). Rather many are touting the harmful idea that the Bible promises physical well-beingfinancial prosperity, and political freedom as the unquestioned rights of each ChristianNothing could be further from the truth! Indeed, Christians are called upon to suffer for righteousness sake, and never for evil-doing, as we read in 1 Pet 4:1216: “… let none of you suffer as a murdereror as a thiefor as an evildoeror as a busybody in other mens mattersYet if any man suffer as a Christianlet him not be ashamedbut let him glorify God on this behalf”. 2 Tim 3:12 adds, “Yeaand all that will live godly in Christ Jesusshall suffer persecution” and Php 1:29 “For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christnot only to believe on himbut also to suffer for his sake”. After all, we are to pattern our lives after the Master whom we follow. Jesus said in John 15:20, “Remember the word that I said unto youThe servant is not greater than his lordIf they have persecuted methey will also persecute you …”. The believer’s task to live for Christ and for the proclamation of the Gospel will not be without problems, challenges, and trials. During those times we do well to remember the words of comfort He also proclaimed in John 16:33, “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peaceIn the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheerI have overcome the world”. Furthermore, Rom 8:17b reminds us: “… if so be that we suffer with himthat we may be also glorified together”. This is a divine pattern established by the Lord Jesus that the Apostle Paul wanted to emulate, as we read in Php 3:10: “That I may know himand the power of his resurrectionand the fellowship of his sufferingsbeing made conformable unto his death”. God used Paul as an outstanding example of “suffering” as he typifies His Master in this respect. God lays out to Ananias what Paul could expect throughout his future ministry: “For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my names sake” (Acts 9:16). Paul, as a picture of Christ Himself, suffered greatly throughout his lifetime, and yet it was through these very sufferings that he came to understand more fully that his strength came – when he was weakest – from his faithful God as 2 Cor 12:910 affirms. 1 The 3:34 further teaches: “That no man should be moved by these afflictionsfor yourselves know that we are appointed thereuntoFor verilywhen we were with youwe told you before that we should suffer tribulationeven as it came to passand ye know”. These exhortations give evidence of the serious commitment to the task of sending forth the True Gospel that all Christians are to reflect. In 2 Tim 2:912, Paul is making the point that in spite of the troubles that he had experienced as a “messenger” of the True Gospel, the “message” of the Gospel can never be thwarted or hindered in any way at all. A Christian must demonstrate the love of God by patiently bearingor enduringadversity for the cause of the Gospel of Christ as seen in 1 Cor 9:1112.

Mat 5:1112 “Blessed are yewhen men shall revile youand persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falselyfor my sakeRejoice, and be exceeding glad : for great is your reward in heavenfor so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.”

1 Pet 4:1216 “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoiceinasmuch as ye are partakers of Christs sufferingsthatwhen his glory shall be revealedye may be glad also with exceeding joyIf ye be reproached for the name of Christhappy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified. But let none of you suffer as a murdereror as a thiefor as an evildoeror as a busybody in other mens mattersYet if any man suffer as a Christianlet him not be ashamedbut let him glorify God on this behalf.”

Rom 8:1617 “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spiritthat we are the children of GodAnd if childrenthen heirsheirs of Godand joint-heirs with Christif so be that we suffer with himthat we may be also glorified together.”

1 Cor 9:1112 “If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things? If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this powerbut suffer [to endure patientlyall thingslest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.”

2 Tim 2:912 “Wherein I suffer troubleas an evil doereven unto bondsbut the word of God is not bound. Therefore I endure all things for the elects sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with himwe shall also live with himIf we sufferwe shall also reign with himif we deny himhe also will deny us:”

Rom 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”

2 Cor 12:910 “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for theefor my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmitiesthat the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmitiesin reproachesin necessitiesin persecutionsin distresses for Christs sakefor when I am weakthen am I strong.”

  • Do you Yearn for the day when you will Meet your Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ, face to face?– 1 Pet 1:39 outlines the glorious future that awaits every believer: “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christwhich according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the deadTo an inheritance incorruptibleand undefiledand that fadeth not awayreserved in heaven for youWho are kept by the power of God …”. The resurrection of the dead will occur on the Last Day, or Judgment Day, which coincides with the end of this world, the end of time, and the ushering in of eternity for both the saved and the unsaved. When a true believer dies before Lord returns, his physical body is buried, but his soul, or spirit essence, goes immediately to be with the Lord in Heaven as 2 Cor 5:8 says, “We are confidentI sayand willing rather to be absent from the bodyand to be present with the Lord”. Nearing the end of his life, Paul, under divine inspiration, utters these words in 2 Tim 4:68: “For I am now ready to be offeredand the time of my departure is at handI have fought a good fightI have finished my courseI have kept the faithHenceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousnesswhich the Lordthe righteous judgeshall give me at that dayand not to me onlybut unto all them also that love his appearing”. It should be noted that a “crown of righteousness” is not an additional reward of some sort; but it is a reference to the precious gift of eternal life. It is God Himself, Who is both a believers hope and reward. In Tit 2:13 we read: “Looking for that blessed hopeand the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ”. Php 1:6 explains that the believer’s confidence is rooted in the fact that the work of saving grace which the Lord Jesus has initiated in his life will be brought to completion one day : “Being confident of this very thingthat he [Godwhich hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ”. Think of it: The Almighty Triune Godthe King of Kings and Lord of LordsHis Eternal Majesty is at work to finish what He has started in the infinitesimal lives of His people! Could it be that God might so work in each of us that we might affirm along with the Apostle Paul the words of 2 Tim 4:7, “I have fought a good fightI have finished my courseI have kept the faith:”

1 Pet 1:39 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the deadTo an inheritance incorruptibleand undefiledand that fadeth not awayreserved in heaven for youWho are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. Wherein ye greatly rejoicethough now for a seasonif need beye are in heaviness through manifold temptationsThat the trial of your faithbeing much more precious than of gold that perisheththough it be tried with firemight be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of gloryReceiving the end of your faitheven the salvation of your souls

1 John 3:2 “Beloved, now are we the sons of Godand it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appearwe shall be like himfor we shall see him as he is.”

2 Cor 5:1269 “For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of Godan house not made with handseternal in the heavens. For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven … Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the bodywe are absent from the Lord: (For we walk by faith, not by sight🙂 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the bodyand to be present with the LordWherefore we labourthatwhether present or absentwe may be accepted of him.”

Rom 14:8 “For whether we livewe live unto the Lordand whether we diewe die unto the Lordwhether we live thereforeor diewe are the Lord a.

grace and peace God bless you.

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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