PowerPoint Presentation: Thank You For visiting www.letterdash.com/maroff You are Our Honored Guest PowerPoint Presentation: 1 John 1:7-10 The Bible PowerPoint Presentation: Mt 26:26… And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, "Take, eat; this is My body. Mt 26:27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you. The Assurance of Our Salvation: The Assurance of Our Salvation Do you know that you are saved? Do you know that you are going to Heaven? PowerPoint Presentation: 10Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; 11for so an entrance will be supplied to you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 1:10, 11 1 Thessalonians 5:8-9: 1 Thessalonians 5:8-9 8 But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation . 9 For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 Extreme Views: 2 Extreme Views I Cannot Know if I Am Saved (No Security) Saved? 1 John 5:13: 1 John 5:13 "These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life , and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God." This is a present Tense! We have Eternal Life NOW! Ephesians 3:10-12: Ephesians 3:10-12 “to the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places,11 according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him.” 2 Timothy 4:6-8: 2 Timothy 4:6-8 “For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness , which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.” 2 Extreme Views: 2 Extreme Views I Cannot Know if I Am Saved (No Security) I Cannot be Lost (False Security) Jude 4: Jude 4 4 "For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord. a license for immorality What is the Basis for Our Security?: What is the Basis for Our Security? Abiding in the Truth I John 1:5-6: I John 1:5-6 5 This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all . 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 1 John 2:24-25: 1 John 2:24-25 24 “Therefore let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning . If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father. 25 And this is the promise that He has promised us-- eternal life. 1 John 3:11: 1 John 3:11 11 "For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another ," 2 John 6 6 This is love, that we walk according to His commandments . This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it." What is the Basis for Our Security?: What is the Basis for Our Security? Abiding in the Truth Walking in the Light I John 1:7-8: I John 1:7-8 7 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. “Walking in the Light” includes:: “Walking in the Light” includes: A Striving Obedience to God’s Will Acts 24:15-16 : Acts 24:15-16 15 "I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and the unjust. 16"This being so, I myself always strive to have a conscience without offense toward God and men . Philippians 3:13-14: Philippians 3:13-14 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead , 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. I John 3:18-22: I John 3:18-22 18 My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth . 19 And by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before Him . 20 For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. 21 Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God . 22 And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight. “Walking in the Light” includes:: “Walking in the Light” includes: A Striving Obedience to God’s Will Confession of Sins I John 1:9-10: I John 1:9-10 9 If we confess our sins , He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us PowerPoint Presentation: Remember Job? Job 1:5 … 5So it was, when the days of feasting had run their course, that Job would send and sanctify them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, “It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.” Thus Job did regularly. “Walking in the Light” includes:: “Walking in the Light” includes: A Striving Obedience to God’s Will Confession of Sins Repentance of Sins Acts 17:30-31 : Acts 17:30-31 30 "Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent , 31 "because He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead." PowerPoint Presentation: Peter's Example! Luke 22:61,62 61And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.” 62So Peter went out and wept bitterly. What is the Basis for Our Security?: What is the Basis for Our Security? Abiding in the Truth Walking in the Light Standing Upon the Grace of God Ephesians 2:8-9: Ephesians 2:8-9 8 "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works , lest anyone should boast . Romans 5:1,2: Romans 5:1,2 1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand , and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:10-11 : Romans 5:10-11 10 "For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life . 11 And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation. Hebrews 7:25: Hebrews 7:25 25 Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them . PowerPoint Presentation: Are You Secure in Christ? PowerPoint Presentation: We can understand the Plan of Salvation is not so PUZZLING! Believe Heb. 11:6 Repent Acts 17:30 Matt. 10:32 Confess Be Baptized Mk. 16:16 Rev. 2:10 Be Faithful SAVED!