Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:19
From infancy, the mortal soul cries out for assurance. The yearning is often satisfied by parent, pastor, patron or peer; but these are frequently misguided and temporary consolations. Any assurance received from God, however, may be relied upon without reservation. Knowing that we are powerless to generate our own motivations, we find confidence in the assurance that "The love of Christ constraineth us" (II Corinthians 5:14).
To the faithful, there is no restriction of encouragement and fortification from on high. The apostle attests that to those saints, who prayerfully submit themselves to His watch- care and preservation, "the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4:7). "And God is able to make all grace abound toward you" (II Corinthians 9:8).
But the most stimulating of all assurances is the affirmation of our condition as members of the Body of Christ. "For in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. AND YE ARE COMPLETE IN HIM, which is the Head of all principality and power" (Colossians 2:9-10). In the light of our heavenly position, the apostle exclaims, "If God be for us, who can be against us?" (Romans 8:31) Close fellowship with God is the secret to our enjoyment of maximum assurance. How true the words of the prophet, "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee: because he trusteth in Thee" (Isaiah 26:3). "My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory."
How God Saves Men
Believing Christ DIED, that’s HISTORY.
Believing Christ DIED for YOU SINS and Rose again that’s SALVATION.
Read Romans 1:16, Romans 10:9-10 and 1. Corinthians 15:1-4
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