Point to His Faithfulness

Your faith may be small, but His faithfulness is great. Yes, your sin may be great, but His grace is greater. Our God is the faithful One, and may we continue to put our hope in Him.

“I’m just not sure I’m saved.”

He said this as he looked at me from across the coffee shop table. Now, I didn’t want to have more assurance that he did, but I had a sneaky feeling that something wasn’t right. This was a guy that had been diligent in the word, seemed to be growing like a weed, and seemed to really love Christ. So I was surprised when he said it. I said, “Well, do you believe that Christ died for your sins, and that He rose from the dead?” “Yes, I do.”

“Do you!?” I said in an embarrassingly loud voice for a coffee shop.

“Yes, I really do,” he said with more conviction. “Well let me read a verse to you. ‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.’ What does that verse say about ‘whoever believes’?” I could see the relief flood over his face. He was realizing what I was trying to point out: Because God is faithful, he could be secure.

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