Topical Bible Study: Assurance

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Produced By Faith

2 Timothy 1:12 NIV
That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.

Ephesians 3:12 NIV
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.

Hebrews 10:22 NIV
let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.

Made Full By Hope

Hebrews 6:11, Hebrews 6:19 NIV
We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, so that what you hope for may be fully realized. We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain,

Confirmed By Love

1 John 3:14 NIV
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death.

1 John 3:19 NIV
This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence:

1 John 4:18 NIV
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

Is the Effect of Righteousness

Isaiah 32:17 NIV
The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.

Is abundant in the understanding of the gospel

Colossians 2:2 NIV
My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ,

1 Thessalonians 1:5 NIV
because our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake.

Of Election

Psalm 4:3 NIV
Know that the lord has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the lord hears when I call to him.

1 Thessalonians 1:4 NIV
For we know, brothers and sisters loved by God, that he has chosen you,

Of Redemption

Job 19:25 NIV
I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.

Of Adoption

Romans 8:16 NIV
The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.

1 John 3:2 NIV
Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

Of Salvation

Isaiah 12:2 NIV
Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The lord, the lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation."

Of Eternal Life

1 John 5:13 NIV
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

The unalienable love of God

Romans 8:38-39 NIV
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Union with God and Christ

1 Corinthians 6:15 NIV
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never!

2 Corinthians 13:5 NIV
Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you—unless, of course, you fail the test?

Ephesians 5:30 NIV
for we are members of his body.

1 John 2:5 NIV
But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him:

1 John 4:13 NIV
This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit.

Peace with God by Christ

Romans 5:1 NIV
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Preservation

Psalm 3:6-8 NIV
I will not fear though tens of thousands assail me on every side. Arise, lord! Deliver me, my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked. From the lord comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people.

Psalm 27:3-5 NIV
Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then I will be confident. One thing I ask from the lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the lord and to seek him in his temple. For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.

Psalm 46:1-3 NIV
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.

Answers to prayer

1 John 3:22 NIV
and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.

1 John 5:14-15 NIV
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

Continuance in grace

Philippians 1:6 NIV
being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

Comfort in Affliction

Psalm 73:26 NIV
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Luke 4:18-19 NIV
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 NIV
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 NIV
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

Support in Death

Psalm 23:4 NIV
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

A Glorious Resurrection

Job 19:16 NIV
I summon my servant, but he does not answer, though I beg him with my own mouth.

Psalm 17:15 NIV
As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.

Philippians 3:21 NIV
who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.

1 John 3:2 NIV
Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

A Kingdom

Hebrews 12:28 NIV
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,

Revelation 5:10 NIV
You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth."

A Crown

2 Timothy 4:7-8 NIV
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.

James 1:12 NIV
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

Give Diligence to Attain To

2 Peter 1:10-11 NIV
Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble, and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Strive to Maintain

Hebrews 3:14 NIV
We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.

Hebrews 3:18 NIV
And to whom did God swear that they would never enter his rest if not to those who disobeyed?

Confident Hope in God Restores

Psalm 42:11 NIV
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Exemplified by David

Psalm 23:4 NIV
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 73:24-26 NIV
You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Exemplified by Paul

2 Timothy 1:12 NIV
That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.

2 Timothy 4:18 NIV
The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Source: The New Topical Textbook by R. A. Torrey. Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™


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