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Do You Ever Doubt Your Salvation?
Posted by Rev. Jeff Dixon, Senior Equipping Minister at Covenant Community Church on Nov 1, 2000, 19:26

No, I don't but the reason I don't is because I understand what God has said about salvation.

He said that He came to seek and save the lost (Matt. 18:11)

He said He came for the tired (Matt. 11:28-30)

He said He came for the sick and sinners (Matt. 9:12-13)

I can relate to being a lost, tired, sick sinner so I realize that means that I qualify! When I came to Jesus and asked Him into my heart, He didn't turn me away. He gave me the gift of salvation.

In John 6:37, Jesus promised if I was lost, sick, tired and sinful He would save me. So the bottom line is that UNLESS JESUS LIED...I am saved!

Let me tell you what I do wonder about at times. It is this. It is amazing that God would even want to bother with someone like me. That is astounding when you think about how keep that love must be.

I think the only people who ought to doubt their salvation are those that think they have no reason to be saved. You've met the type. Those who walk around with an attitude that conveys, "I am saved and God is quite fortunate to have me!" Those are the folks who just don't get it.

The only requirement for God to save you is that you realize you are unqualified. In order to stay close to Him that is also the secret, just keep remembering that you aren't qualified. In other words, it's all about Him and not me. As long as I remember His love and grace for me when I don't deserve it, I never doubt my salvation. I'm just surprised by it.






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