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Nov 17, Are You Convicted of Sin?

We have come to JC Ryle’s fourth question.  Have you been encouraged or convicted by the previous questions?  Are they leading you to assurance of your salvation or are they drawing you to Christ for salvation?  Please continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.  Ryle’s fourth question is a key question in […]

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Nov 16, Do You Long for the Word of God?

Today we come to the third question from JC Ryle’s sermon “Having the Holy Spirit.”  The theme of this series of blogs centers in Assurance of Salvation and my premise is simple—the greatest evidence of salvation is the presence of the Holy Spirit.  You can go back to the last two days to get the […]

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Nov 15, Does the Holy Spirit Indwell Your Life?

Yesterday I began a series of blogs that center around JC Ryle’s sermon, “Having the Holy Spirit.”  I am trying to deal with the question of “Does the Holy Spirit living inside of you?” because I believe that the indwelling Holy Spirit is the single greatest source of assurance when it comes to our salvation.  […]

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Nov 14, Assurance of Salvation

Yesterday the sermon series in Jude took us to verses 17-19 and one of the things Jude said about the false teachers is that they were “devoid of the Spirit.”  According to Romans 8 that would mean they were still lost and dead in their sin. I have found that the majority of the counseling […]

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