Blog Posts on Assurance of Salvation

How Do I Know I’m Saved? (Ask Pastor John)

Tony Reinke
How Do I Know I’m Saved? (Ask Pastor John)

In the 4,300 emails you have sent us, one of the most common questions we have received for the Ask Pastor John podcast is about assurance: How can I know I'm saved?

On Monday we released Pastor John’s response (episode 139). In part, he says,

The unmistakable message all through the New Testament is this: we are saved by believing on Jesus. So rivet your attention on Christ in the gospels — John, Matthew, Mark, Luke — and the whole Bible. Rivet your attention on... Continue Reading

He Will Cause Us to Return

John Piper

There is no hope for God’s people unless God causes them to return from their sliding and leaping into sin and unbelief.

The book of Lamentations is the bleakest book in the Bible. God himself had decimated the apple of his eye.

  • “The Lord gave full vent to his wrath; he poured out his hot anger, and he kindled a fire in Zion that consumed its foundations.” (4:11)
  • “He has killed all who were delightful in our eyes.” (2:4)
  • “The Lord has afflicted her for the multitude of her... Continue Reading