If you're a Christian, nothing you possess is more valuable than your faith because that's your only connection to God's grace. So it's crucial that you guard your faith with everything you've got. So what do you do when doubts creep in and threaten to weaken your faith?
How can one know he is really saved from his sin? How do you know you are a Christian? There is one "yes or no", "true or false" question to know for sure! Be encouraged with the double witness answer to this all important question.
Scatter Session 8
Scatter Season 2
Entering the 10th chapter of the Letter to the Hebrews, our author brings the heart of the theological argument of this letter to a close. He asserts clearly that Christ has done what no other offering could have, and yet what all of the Old Testament sacrifices foreshadowed. Moreover, turning to Psalm 40, he argues that the Old Testament Scriptures always testified that it would happen in just this way. Join us as we see the glories of what the Son accomplished according to His Father's will.
In this message "In the Sight of God and Man" we consider our subject under these headings, 1) Integrity in the Act of Grace in the Sight of God & Man, 2) Honor in the Sight of God & Man, and 3) Authenticated love in the Sight of God & Man. As always I claim no originality, but will quote, cite, refer to various sources including; R. Kent Hughes, Ortlund, Kistemaker, Naylor, Wilson, Ryken, and many others.
Because David Hume was so committed to his empirical paradigm of determining truth, he had no room for supernatural beings like God or supernatural events like miracles. However, Hume's skepticism was not just relegated to the supernatural but also extended to the natural. His denial of certainty was also directed towards natural laws and so at the end of the day, Hume placed into doubt whether any truth could really be known, even those truths that were ascertained through the senses, his precious empirical paradigm.
WCF 1.5 We may be moved and induced by the testimony of the Church to an high and reverent esteem of the Holy Scripture,(1) and the heavenliness of the matter, the efficacy of the doctrine, the majesty of the style, the consent of all the parts, the scope of the whole, (which is to give all glory to God), the full discovery it makes of the only way of man's salvation, the many other incomparable excellencies, and the entire perfection thereof, are arguments whereby it doth abundantly evidence itself to be the Word of God; yet, notwithstanding, our full persuasion and assurance of the infallible truth, and divine authority thereof, is from the inward work of the Holy Spirit, bearing witness by and with the word in our hearts.(2)