Your New Life in Christ Jesus Proves Your Eternal Security without Condemnation
Romans 8:9-11 (NKJV)
9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. 10 And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
Paul has moved out of the first concern. The first concern, perhaps that being in my sin or just the very existence of sin in my life is evidence I haven’t made the trip to salvation yet. The second question is: Well, I know if I am saved, sin is not a problem. I understand that can be a part of a saved person’s life. But how do I know that in my case, that the sin I have, is not the evidence that I just never did get saved? That it is evidence I am not there yet. To that, Paul now says if believers sin at times like unbelievers, how do you know you are truly saved Continue reading