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Lesson 1

The Assurance of Salvation

Congratulations, you are a child of the Heavenly Father (Acts 17:28-29)! From this point on, you can come into a new relationship with God and receive all of His promises.

Please download the PDF and use the Bible to look up the answers to all the questions below.

I. Review how we receive eternal life through Jesus.

B. What is the result of sin?

  • Isaiah59:2

C. People try many different ways to find God, yet fail. Why?

  • Ephesians 2:8-9

D. How does God draw us to Himself?

  • 1 Peter 3:18

II. The Way of Salvation

A. The redemption of Jesus + your faith + repentance = salvation.

  • Has God done what he wants to do (death and resurrection)? Yes/No
  • Have you done what you need to do (believe and repent)? Yes/No

If you have believed, then you are saved!

B. What does Jesus promise to those who follow Him?

  • John 10:28

C. Eternal life does not only mean you will live forever; life with God also means that we are able to live a life of holiness, righteousness, kindness, and strength. We will forever receive the blessings of God!

D. Believing in Christ not only means you will have eternal life, but starting right now, you have a new life, letting you feel peace, happiness, and blessings at this very moment. You will also become one to bless others.

III. Your Response

  • Do you know you have been saved? Yes/No
  • Do you know you have received eternal life? Yes/No

Conclusion:

If "Yes" to both questions : You have been saved.

If "No" : You have not been saved/ You still don't know.

IV. If anyone is in Christ, he is a new ____________, the _______ has gone, the _______ has come. (2 Corinthians 5:17)

The saved will be changed. Have you experienced any of the following changes?

  • Inner peace
  • Awareness of sin

  • Constantly feel God’s love

  • Desire to read the Bible

  • Peace of having been forgiven

  • Ability to defeat sin

  • Attitude of becoming better

  • Caring for others

V. If you sin again, are you still saved?

  • 1 John 1:9
  • 1 John 1:6-7
  • Heb 6:4-8; 10:26

VI. Joyfully fill in your spiritual birth certificate.

On ______ (yr) ______ (mo) ______ (day), I received Jesus into my life to be my Savior. He forgave my sin, became my Lord, and took control of my life. Now I have become a child of God, and become a new creation. I have begun a new life following Him.

Signature:

VII. Memorize this Bible verse.

He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son, does not have life.” 1 John 5:12.

VIII. When you receive this great salvation, your life is full of joy and peace! The first thing that you should do is to share this good news. Tell five people what you have heard and learned today. In addition, train these individuals to share and train others. In the following weeks, continue to teach at least five more individuals weekly. This is the great news and it is God’s will; He is willing for all to receive salvation.