Following are eight evidences, given in God’s Word, that reveal if a person is truly born again. (There are more, but we have listed these eight so that you may use then to examine yourself to see if you are in the faith.)
According to Scripture, the following will be true of a genuinely saved person.
1. He Is a New Creature “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold all things are become new.” (II Cor. 5:17) “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.” (Gal. 6:15)
Truly born again believers—who have been in church for even a few months—have told me they are confused about what is going on in the church. Many new believers have come to me, hurting, in confusion, and with some very on target questions:
Are all the people who are members in the church actually born again?
Why do they seem to love the things of the world?
Why do they seem to be motivated by flesh and pride—but are never convicted about it?
Do you have questions like this? Or, maybe new Christians are coming to you with similar questions?
WHAT IS MEANT BY “BELIEVE ON HIS NAME?” WHAT DOES THIS WORD “BELIEVE” IMPLY?
Many who lived in Jesus’ day had a mental “belief” in Jesus because of the miracles which He did, but this mental belief alone is not saving “belief”. Continue reading →