Be Sure You're a Christian
The Bible unequivocally teaches that faith in God is what saves. So the question before us is whether speaking a “sinner’s prayer” constitutes saving faith. All people possess intellect, will, and emotions – the ability to think, choose, and feel. When the Bible refers to faith, it seems to teach that faith involves all aspects of a person. In other words, a person’s intellect, will, and emotions must all be involved for faith to be salvific. (read more)
There are two important tests in Scripture for a person to determine whether or not he or she is a true believer. There is first of all an objective test, which asks, "Do I believe?" Second is the subjective or experiential test of assurance in which you ask yourself, "Is my faith real?" (read more)
by J.C. Ryle
Are you born again? This is one of life's most important questions. Jesus Christ said, "Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God" (John 3:3).
It is not enough to reply, "I belong to the church; I suppose I'm a Christian." Thousands of nominal Christians show none of the signs of being born again which the Scriptures have given us—many listed in the First Epistle of John. (read more)
by Bill Bright
Millions of followers of Christ still remain unsure about their salvation. . .
1. Threefold Commitment
Jesus wants a commitment of our intellect, emotions, and will.
2. Threefold Confirmation
There are three ways God confirms that Jesus Christ is in our lives.
3. Salvation by Faith
Christians place their faith in Christ and the promises of His Word.
4. Three-Ball Illustration
You can be confident you will spend eternity in heaven with Jesus.