Is There A test To Know If I am Saved?

Is There A test To Know If I am SavedSometimes I wonder if I am actually saved? What are the criteria or is there a test to know if I am saved for sure?

First, the test of salvation is clear in scripture: Is There A Test To Know If I am Saved

Romans 10:9 New King James Version (NKJV)

that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

If you have done these things, then you are saved for eternity. Following salvation, we continue to live in a sinful, fleshly body for a time, and in that state, we experience disappointments that all Christians, even the Apostle Paul, share. Consider what Paul said about himself in Romans 7: Continue reading

Our Free Will Does Not Save Us Part 2

Free Will Does Not Save UsGod’s Election, in Christianity,   involves God choosing a particular person or group of people to a particular task or relationship, especially eternal life. Election to eternal life is viewed by some as conditional on a person’s faith, and by others as unconditional. In other words, our free will does not save us.

 

In Part 1 of this post, there were a series of difficult questions concerning God’s program of election. It is understandable people can have an emotionally painful reaction to learning of God’s sovereignty in salvation so let’s attempt to offer some perspective from Scripture. Continue reading