The disciple of Jesus Christ may have assurance of salvation through the trustworthy Word of God, the inner witness of the Holy Spirit and the evidence of a changed life. In part 2 of One-to-One Discipleship, Pastor Dan Cox reads from 1 John 5:1-13.
Some Context First…
Understanding the Text
- The test of love (5:1-3)
- The victory of faith (5:4-5)
- The testimony of God (5:6-10)
- Assurance of eternal life (5:11-13)
How can I know I have eternal life in Christ?
- The trustworthy Word of God
- The inner witness of the Holy Spirit
- The evidence of a changed life
Applying the Text
- Are you secure in your faith?