Are You Saved?

“Are you saved?” I can remember as child a Baptist preacher saying every week without fail the words; ‘Are You saved?’ I believe those 3 words are possibly Baptist’s greatest contribution to the faith. You may know a lot about Him, but do you know Him?  If there is no grieving or sorrow over your sinful condition…no witness of the Spirit, then you don’t know Him. For Jesus to truly save you, you must believe you are drowning and in need of saving—otherwise the broken cry for a savior is not heard and He cannot save.  It is a matter of need…do you need Him?  Do you see your very real need of His love and forgiveness?  Or, do you see yourself ‘pretty good’– never considering that one sin…it’s rebellion like witchcraft that has you under a spell of deception never considering yourself that bad; it is your only weak link, but it is powerful enough to destroy your whole life with that one unredeemed failure. I see God is not mocked and sin must be atoned for.  What are you doing and where are you taking your sin for atonement? Because what He takes, He covers–what He covers, He redeems, what He redeems He changes, and what He changes He keeps for Himself with a movement of the Spirit that directs my steps to increase as His disciple and witness.  So, I ask you again, “Are You Saved…Are You Really Saved?”

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One thought on “Are You Saved?

  1. Thank you for sharing your latest article. Simple, pure, right on the mark. sin and holiness are absolutely black & white – no gray. It reminds me of Jesus’ words in John 3:19-21. Thank you, as always, for sharing the heart of God.

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