A young salesman was disappointed about losing a big sale. He lamented with his sales manager: “I guess it just proves you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” The manager replied, “Son, take my advice; your job is not to make him drink. Your job is to make him thirsty.” So it is with evangelism (cf. Mt. 5:13). Let’s so fill our lives with Christ that they create a thirst for the Gospel!
Perhaps some of us are full of false confidence, having convinced ourselves that we are ready to meet the Lord. Jeremiah the prophet told Judah:
“The way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps,” Jeremiah 10:23.
By God’s inspiration, Solomon wrote:
“There is a way that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death,” Proverbs 16:25. Continue reading ““I Know I’m Saved . . .I Just Know It” – Part 2″
Having confidence in salvation can be good—or bad. Paul, in a final inspired statement, declared:
“I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing,” 2 Timothy 4:6-8.
Just how sure are you that you are in the right way, on the way to heaven? Continue reading ““I Know I’m Saved . . .I Just Know It” – Part 1″