HOW YOU MAY KNOW YOUR NAME IS IN THE LAMB'S BOOK OF
Jesse M. Hendley
Now friends, I would like to speak to you on the
subject, "How You May Know Your Name is in the
Lamb's Book of Life." This brings up the subject of
THE ASSURANCE of our salvation. Everyone wants to know
for certain, "I am SAVED."
All through the Bible we read about people whose names
are written in a Book, written by God. These people
are saved. How can I know that MY name is in the
Lord's Book? There are several Scriptures that relate
to this subject. God tells us very definitely how we
may know our names are in the Lamb's Book of Life.
In the Bible this Most Important Book is mentioned
many times. It is the Book of Yahweh. Yahweh is the
Name of God. Again and again the Bible says that NAMES
are in this Book of the Lord, and blessed are those
whose names are in HIS BOOK.
In Exodus 32:32 we read of Moses pleading and
interceding for Israel. Israel had sinned against the
Lord. Moses said, "Yet now if Thou wilt forgive their
sins..." and he paused. "If not, blot me, I pray Thee,
out of Thy Book which Thou hast written." God the
Father, Yahweh, has written a Book, we learn here. In
that Book are names of persons His favor is upon, and
whom He blessed, and whom He takes care of. Moses'
name was in that Book. Moses knew his name was in that
Book. Moses said to the Lord, "If Thou wilt not
forgive Israel her sin, then blot ME out of Thy Book
which Thou has written." Moses already knew and was
certain that his name was in that Book. He doesn't
speak of the Lord writing his name in it; it was
already there. He does speak about blotting out his
Now, of course, Moses did not really want his name
removed from God's Book. He was caught up in
tremendous love and pity for the sinning people of
Israel. Here we have a man of compassion who loved his
people so much that he was willing to have ...
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