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I Know That I Cannot Lose Jesus - Part 2
Series: I Know
1 John 5:13; 2 Timothy 1:12; Genesis 7:13-16; Matthew 7:22; John 10:27-29; Romans 8:38-39; Hebrews 7:25; Romans 3:10; Matthew 23:25-28; 2 Timothy 3:16; John 3:3; Romans 8:26; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Psalm 122:1; Colossians 1:18; Ephesians 1:22; James 2:14-17; 1 John 2:3; 1 John 2:9; 1 John 3:14; 1 John 4:7, 19-20; John 13:35; 1 John 5:4
November 11, 2007
...And what I know about me, you can know about yourself. Because we have the same God and the same Bible and He wants to communicate to you just like he communicates to me. So I want everybody here this morning to nail down your salvation. To know that you know that you know. I'm going to begin with a very simple illustration that I use many times in my office when people are coming to know Christ struggling about assurance in their Christian life. When you are born into this world you understand that you are a sinner. In Adam we all sinned, the race fell. You say well that's Adam's fault if it had not been for Adam, no had you been there you would have made the same choice. We are sinners by nature and by choice. All have sinned there is no one who is not a sinner and heaven is a perfect place so sin can never enter heaven. So man can never go to heaven because we're sinners so here mankind is, we're on a road leading eventually to death and hell and it's what sin deserves. It's the final punishment for sin. So we're headed down this road to eventual death and to hell and somewhere along the way we grow up and we begin to understand the gospel and we hear about Christ and his death on the cross and we begin to realize that we have sinned and it was our sins that put Him on that cross and at some point we invite Jesus Christ to come into our heart as Lord and Savior. God initiated that. God calls us and we respond to that and so we invite Christ into our lives. Now what happens then is what's called conversion. It is a miracle ...
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