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Scripture testifies in numerous places that assurance of faith is attainable in the lives of His children on earth. The following chart provides some examples.

SCRIPTURAL EXAMPLES OF ASSURANCE OF FAITH

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God.

And being fully persuaded that, what He had promised, He was able also to perform.

- Romans 4:20-21

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

- Romans 8:38-39

I have set the LORD always before me: because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

- Psalm 16:8


In God I will praise His Word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.

- Psalm 56:4


In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of Him.

- Ephesians 3:12

For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.

- Job 19:25

For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him against that day.

- II Timothy 1:12

And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before Him.

- I John 3:19

True assurance of faith is known by its fruits, such as the following:

FRUITS OF ASSURANCE OF FAITH
Assurance produces true:
Scriptual Example:

1. Humility

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain: but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

- I Corinthians 15:10

2. Self-examination

Search me, 0 God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

- Psalm 139:23-24

3. Holiness

And every man that hath this hope in Him purifieth himself, even as He is pure.

- I John 3:3

4. Love to God

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love Me, he will keep My words: and My Father will love him, and We will come unto him, and make Our abode with him.

- John 14:23

5. Love to others

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.

- I John 3:14

What rich comfort for both life and death is missed by those who deny the truth of assurance of faith?


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