Assurance – Lesson 1

Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart – Session 1

  1. J.D. told his story about struggling with assurance of salvation. Have you struggled? Do you still? Describe that.
  2. How do repentance and faith, as explained in this session, give depth to the idea of asking Jesus into your heart?
  3. How does a misuse of the sinner’s prayer grant assurance to some who shouldn’t have it and keep it from some who should?
  4. Read Romans 10:9-10. How did this session impact how you understand this passage and others like it? 
  5. Does God want us to know we are saved? How can we know for sure we are saved?
  6. Explain why Jesus put acceptance before change when he spoke to the adultress.
  7. Search your heart and mind for why you are attending this study. Write down below what you hope to get out of this study.

God’s acceptance is the power that liberates us from sin, not the reward for having liberated ourselves.

Purpose for this study: Comfort those who are troubled, and trouble those who are unjustifiably comforted

Key Verses: Matthew 7, Romans 10:9-10, 1 John 5:13-18, John 14:18, John 14:1-3, 1 John 4:19