Did you know that you can be sure that you have eternal life? It is true! The Scriptures contain many promises about the assurance of salvation, and how to know for sure that you are saved, have everlasting life, and will go to heaven when you die.
These promises are not man-made inventions, but are the very promises of God, and so we know they can be trusted. Many of these promises from God about the assurance of salvation are contained in the Scripture passages below.
Scriptures on the Assurance of Salvation
If you want to know what Scripture says about the assurance of salvation, some good Bible verses are listed below.
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The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God.
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.
2 Corinthians 13:5
Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? — unless indeed you are disqualified.
2 Timothy 1:12
For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day.
but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.
Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
1 John 5:11-13
And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.
Scriptural Books on the Assurance of Salvation
Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches about the Assurance of Salvation. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.