Assurance in the life of faith
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But understand that today the Lord your God will cross over ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will devastate and subdue them before you. You will drive them out and destroy them swiftly, as the Lord has told you.
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.
Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
You do not have to fight this battle. Position yourselves, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord. He is with you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid or discouraged. Tomorrow, go out to face them, for Yahweh is with you.’”
because the words that You gave Me,
I have given them.
They have received them
and have known for certain
that I came from You.
They have believed that You sent Me.
Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.
And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him,
We have this hope as an anchor for our lives, safe and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.
Therefore, we may boldly say:The Lord is my helper;
I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?
The Lord is for me; I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me? The Lord is my helper,
Therefore, I will look in triumph on those who hate me.
Though an army deploys against me,
my heart is not afraid;
though a war breaks out against me,
still I am confident. I have asked one thing from the Lord;
it is what I desire:
to dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
gazing on the beauty of the Lord
and seeking Him in His temple. For He will conceal me in His shelter
in the day of adversity;
He will hide me under the cover of His tent;
He will set me high on a rock.
For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.God is our refuge and strength,
a helper who is always found
in times of trouble. Therefore we will not be afraid,
though the earth trembles
and the mountains topple
into the depths of the seas, though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with its turmoil.Selah
For You are my hope, Lord God,
my confidence from my youth. I have leaned on You from birth;
You took me from my mother’s womb.
My praise is always about You.
My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart,
my portion forever.
For I am persuaded that not even death or life,
angels or rulers,
things present or things to come, hostile powers, height or depth, or any other created thing
will have the power to separate us
from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord!
Therefore we do not give up. Even though our outer person is being destroyed, our inner person is being renewed day by day.
“I am now going the way of all the earth, and you know with all your heart and all your soul that none of the good promises the Lord your God made to you has failed. Everything was fulfilled for you; not one promise has failed.
“May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.
He did not waver in unbelief at God’s promise but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, because he was fully convinced that what He had promised He was also able to perform.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.
For Christ’s love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died.
For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we were among you for your benefit,
Therefore I will always remind you about these things, even though you know them and are established in the truth you have.
Now this is the confidence we have before Him: Whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.
Dear friends, if our conscience doesn’t condemn us, we have confidence before God and can receive whatever we ask from Him because we keep His commands and do what is pleasing in His sight.
One person considers one day to be above another day. Someone else considers every day to be the same. Each one must be fully convinced in his own mind.
(I know and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself. Still, to someone who considers a thing to be unclean, to that one it is unclean.)
But be careful that this right of yours in no way becomes a stumbling block to the weak. For if someone sees you, the one who has this knowledge, dining in an idol’s temple, won’t his weak conscience be encouraged to eat food offered to idols? Then the weak person, the brother for whom Christ died, is ruined by your knowledge.
I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery—Christ.
“Stop your fighting—and know that I am God,
exalted among the nations, exalted on the earth.”
Wait for the Lord;
be strong and courageous.
Wait for the Lord.
For the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said:
“You will be delivered by returning and resting;
your strength will lie in quiet confidence.
But you are not willing.”
The result of righteousness will be peace;
the effect of righteousness
will be quiet confidence forever. Then my people will dwell in a peaceful place,
in safe and secure dwellings.
He set military commanders over the people and gathered the people in the square of the city gate. Then he encouraged them, saying, “Be strong and courageous! Don’t be afraid or discouraged before the king of Assyria or before the large army that is with him, for there are more with us than with him. He has only human strength, but we have Yahweh our God to help us and to fight our battles.” So the people relied on the words of King Hezekiah of Judah.
But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you,
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills.
And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you concerning your faith, so that no one will be shaken by these persecutions. For you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.
He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else: “Two men went up to the temple complex to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee took his standand was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.read more.
I fast twice a week; I give a tenthof everything I get.’ “But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chestand saying, ‘God, turn Your wrath from me—a sinner!’ I tell you, this one went down to his house justified rather than the other; because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”
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