If Jesus had atoned for it, stop living in misery over it. Live like someone who’s been forgiven of something they never thought they’d be forgiven for. From Steve Brown (who makes me smile). If You Want To Kill The Gospel, Add A Bit Of Religious Gloom. “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, …

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If you prayed as a Christian in the name of Jesus, completely confident that God hears and accepts your prayer, that’s a fruit of the Reformation. Kevin DeYoung interacts with the writings of Martin Luther: [In addition to other spiritual truths, the Reformation] was also about confidence. Not self-confidence, but confidence that God is for …

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If you worshipped as a Christian yesterday assured of your salvation, that’s a fruit of the Reformation. Sinclair Ferguson writes about a lesser acknowledged fruit of the Church’s great awakening, by interacting with one of its contemporary critics: Let us begin with a church history exam question. Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621) was a figure not …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 29 Chapter 18 – Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation (Cont.) (Paragraphs 3-4) III. This infallible assurance does not so belong to the essence of faith but that a true believer may wait long and conflict with many difficulties before he be partaker of it: yet, being …

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