The Promise of Confidence (2 of 12) by David Cawston
This content is part of a series.The Promise of Confidence
Context: John 14:1-6
1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
2 In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
4 You know the way to the place where I am going."
5 Thomas said to him, "Lord, we don't know where you are going, so how can we know the way?"
6 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.(NIV)
There is always a question as to whether what I believe is really right or maybe there is another way!
May be I am wrong and some other religion is right?
We are confronted by so many choices today!
That is not bad but it only requires that we become sure of our choice and are able to have the confidence that we have made the right one!
If we are not clear in what we have found then we can be side tracked!
Illus. Mormons (Another Gospel)
Attracted by good works!
But do they have the truth!
What is the basis for salvation – discovery of truth- fullness of life?
After all our search for spiritual things is really to find God and then find truth and then find life!
If salvation is off (that is the finding and developing a relationship with God ) then the rest of the areas are off!
For the value of truth and life is built on finding true salvation!
Confidence is something that we need to develop in our lives.
Contents: A little, withered old man walked into the headquarters of a lumber company in western Canada. "I want a job as a lumberjack," he said. The foreman politely tried to talk him out of the idea. After all, he was old, small, and much too weak to fell trees. Undaunted, the old man took up an ax and proceeded to chop down a huge tree i ...
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