Rest Assured

How to Grow in the Assurance of Your Salvation:

2 Corinthians 13:5, Jeremiah 17:9

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

2 Peter 1:1-10

  1. I grow in assurance when I focus on His POWER. (2 Pet 1:1-3)

  2. I grow in assurance when rest in His PROMISE. (2 Pet 1:4)

  3. I grow in assurance when I PRACTICE godly qualities. (2 Pet 1:5-7, 10)

  4. I grow in assurance when I PERSEVERE through time. (2 Pet 1:8-9)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read 2 Peter 1:1-10

  1. Why do you think it’s so important to be confident in your salvation? How does confidence affect your walk with Christ? How does not being confident affect your walk?
  2. Why do you think many Christians struggle with assurance? What would you say to a friend who confides in you, “I just don’t know if I am really saved?”

Breakout Questions:

  1. On a scale of 1­-10 (1 = I have NO idea, in fact, I may be a Pagan, 10 = I am 100% positive) rate your assurance of your own salvation as of right now.
  2. What can you do to grow in assurance right now? Tonight? This week? (2 Peter 1:1-10).
  3. Pray for one another.