“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” – Ephesians 2:8-9
If you were to ask me, “Adrian Rogers, are you saved?” I’d say, “Yes, praise God! I know I am saved!”
But if works have anything to do with my salvation, and you were to ask me, “Adrian Rogers, are you saved?” I’d have to say, “Well, now, let me think. Yes, I believe I’m saved. I prayed today and I studied the Bible. I didn’t curse today, and I didn’t steal. But uh-oh, I did lose my temper today. Well, let me see. I hope I’m saved.”
If you depend upon works, a little or a lot, to get you to heaven; then you’ll never be able to say, “Praise God, I know that I know that I’m saved.” But you’re not saved by works. You’re saved by grace through faith.
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About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst, author, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the National War Council. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on Inspirational Christian Blogs, and I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ! His articles have been widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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