The statistics are daunting. More and more young people raised in Christian homes abandon the faith when they leave for college. Growing up, they quoted Bible verses, worshiped every Sunday, and knew all the right things to say. So what went wrong? It’s because they’ve been living on a borrowed faith instead of making it their own. They had religion, but they never had a relationship with Christ. What about you? Is your faith your faith, or is it a borrowed faith?
Can I Know For Sure That I’m Saved?
We live in a world that is increasingly opposed to any notion of absolute truth, to the point where anyone who claims to be absolutely certain about truth is considered by many to be arrogant. So can we really know anything for sure? John closes his letter by reminding us that we can indeed know with total certainty that we are saved. Do you have this assurance of salvation?