Sermon Notes

  1. Confidence of Eternal Life vs. 13
    • Tests of Salvation
      1. Love for the brothers and sisters
      2. Righteousness (a desire to live correctly)
      3. Right believing (Jesus is the Son of God)
    • Why some doubt
      1. Not living right before the Lord
      2. Lack of obedience
      3. The devil controls your thoughts and lies to you
        1. Doubts:
          1. Arrests your spiritual growth
          2. Cripples your usefulness for the Lord
          3. Robs you of your joy
  2. Confidence in our Petitions vs. 14,15
    • Confidence in Prayer
    • Condition of Prayer vs. 14
      1. Then Word of God
      2. The Spirit of God
    • Certainty in Prayer vs. 15
      1. God hears our prayers
      2. God answers our prayers