5-3 How Has God Made Sure of My Salvation?

How Has God Made Sure of My Salvation?


1.   By His Love.

God’s everlasting love toward you confirms the fact that you cannot lose your salvation. “Since we have now been justified by his blood how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through Him! For if, when we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through His Life!”

(Romans 5:9-10)

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:38-39)

2.   By His “Seed” In Us.

The Bible says when we are saved, we enter a very unique relationship with God—we become His Child. We’re all children of God if we’ve believed in Christ. (Galatians 3:26)

When we are born “again”, God’s seed is permanently planted in our heart: “For you have been born again, not of perishable see, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring Word of God. (1 Peter 1:23)

3.   By His Seal On Us.

The Bible teaches that when you are saved, you are “sealed” with the Holy Spirit: “Having believed, you were marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of His Glory.

(Ephesians 1:13b-14)

The word “seal” means mark. It’s an indelible mark. If we can lose our salvation, then God’s seal—the Holy Spirit—is defective, which is Impossible. The fact that He permanently indwells us confirms our inheritance is guaranteed (2 Corinthians 1:22, 5:5)

4.   By His Redemption

Scripture speaks of our “eternal redemption” (Hebrews 9:12). Jesus purchased us at the price of His own Blood: “For you know it was not with perishable things such as silver and gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect (1 Peter 1:18).

5.   By The Prayers Of Jesus.

Since God hears and answers the prayers of His One and Only Son, and since Jesus prays for our salvation on a continual basis, we absolutely cannot lose our salvation: “Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through Him, because He always lives to intercede for them (Hebrews 7:25).

6.   By The Promises Of Jesus.

Jesus Himself has given us rock-solid promises of the assurance of our salvation: “All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. For I have come from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of Him who sent me. And this is the will of Him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all that He has given me, but raise them up at the last day”

(John 6:37-39)

Furthermore, Jesus made a promise that once we are in His hands, we cannot be removed: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand” (John 10:27-28)

7.   By His Faithfulness And Commitment To Us.

The Lord has committed Himself to our salvation: “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me” (Isaiah 49:15-16)