“If you doubt your salvation, does that mean you are not truly saved?”……Everyone has occasional doubts. Whether or not you have doubts is not what determines whether you are a Christian. Even when a believer is faithless, God is faithful (2 Timothy 2:13). God wants us to be sure and confident of our salvation (Romans […]

“How can I avoid being a doubting Thomas?”……Answer:We should thank God for the example of “doubting Thomas”! The famous story of the disciple Thomas, whose name literally means "doubter," is recorded inJohn 20:24-29. All Christians suffer doubt at one time or another, but the example of doubting Thomas provides both instruction and encouragement.……After His crucifixion […]

Cast Them Lately I’ve presented the “raw” and gotten better results than trying to seek resolution. There are circumstances that have aroused fear, frustration, embarrassment, hopelessness, and anger to name a few; emotions that are common between all of us. Instead of asking God what I should do, I merely presented the facts. I stated […]

“How can I stop doubting Jesus?”……When wedoubtsomething, there is a sense of uncertainty, not knowing if the thing is true or false. The Bible likens this attitude to "double-mindedness" (James 1:6├ö├ç├┤8). Double-minded thinking results in a person's beliefs always changing, never coming to a determined conviction. A mind that constantly doubts Jesus and what He […]

“Doubting God – how can I overcome doubt in my relationship with God?”……Answer:There are two primary ways Christians can stop doubting God. The first is reading the Bible. In order to stop doubting, trust must be built. But it is hard to trust a stranger, or even an occasional acquaintance. When salvation occurs and the […]

“What does the Bible say about doubt?”……Doubt is an experience common to all people. Even those with faith in God struggle with doubt on occasion cry out like the father of the little boy in Mark 9:24 The father instantly cried out, "I do believe, but help me overcome my unbelief!" Some people are hindered […]

“What if I don’t feel saved?”……This is an all-too-common question among Christians. Many people doubt their salvation because of feelings or the lack of them. The Bible has much to say about salvation, but nothing to say about "feeling saved." Salvation is a process by which the sinner is delivered from "wrath," that is, from […]