Whenever people look inside themselves for assurance of salvation they will always doubt UNLESS they are really deceived into thinking that special something they see in there is of worth and value when it comes to their Justification before God. That's called DECEPTION!
So, if someone looks inside and doubts, that is supposed to happen because man cannot be justified by the deeds of the Law. The proper object of faith is Christ ALONE, not yourself. The gospel is not about the your darkened heart/mind. It is about the effectual, accomplished redemption of Christ, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Scott Price pastors Gospel of Grace Church located 18 miles North of downtown Cincinnati. Scott has been declaring the gospel of Christ to that congregation...
by Scott Price Isaiah 64:6 "But we are all as the unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as a MENSTRUATION CLOTH." Php 3:8 "But no, rather, I also count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
by Scott Price Many will take verses from the Scripture and string them together to support a conditional perseverance, not in the gospel but in this progressive holiness with the use of the Law. Just one of many key verses they use for this is -...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
by Scott Price Arminian, Non-Lordship Salvation view: Their remedy is to merely "get it done" by walking through the procedure of the so-called sinner's prayer. BUT what has taken place in the mind of these BEFORE they walk down the aisle? What...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
by Scott Price Mat 7:21 "Not everyone who says to Me, Lord! Lord! shall enter the kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in Heaven." BUT what about these 2 verses? 1Co 12:3 "Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
by Scott Price The subject of Biblical Sanctification is a very controversial for various reasons. As with any subject there must be definitions, distinctions and clarifications so we do not talk passed each other. The following is from a brief...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
It is the OBJECT of faith that justifies, NOT faith ITSELF. The proper Object of faith is Christ and Him crucified. The Object of faith is what one glories in and has assurance in. Faith does not look to itself. That would merely be another...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
by Scott Price 1Co 8:1 "But concerning the sacrifices to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. 1Co 8:2 And if any man thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know." The...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The conscience that is uncleansed can be a very powerfully, deceitful thing. All the mind can do in that state is produce dead works and fruit unto death by churning up the most self-righteous, zealous, sincere deeds to recommend one's self to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
By Scott Price God is not confused. He does EVERYTHING on purpose for HIS own glory. He is absolutely sovereign in, both, election and reprobation. God does not have “back-up plans” or a “plan B”. He is all-wise and get's...[ abbreviated | read entire ]