25 Quotes About Assurance

  • "In these two things the greatness of man consists, to have God so dwelling in us as to impart his character to us, and to have him so dwelling in us that we recognize his presence, and know that we are his, and he is ours. The one is salvation: the other the assurance of it."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Character, Holy Spirit, Assurance


  • "I believe hundreds of Christian people are being deceived by Satan now on this point, that they have not got the assurance of salvation just because they are not willing to take God at His word."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Assurance


  • "When you are not sure of your salvation, it is very easy to get discouraged and to backslide."

    - Zac Poonen
    Topics: Assurance, Backsliding


  • "It is our privilege to know that we are saved."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Assurance


  • "The assurance of His total forgiveness of our sins through the blood of Christ means we don't have to play defensive games anymore. We don't have to rationalize and excuse our sins. We can call sin exactly what it is, regardless of how ugly and shameful it may be, because we know that Jesus bore that sin in His body on the cross."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Forgiveness, Assurance, The Cross


  • "If Christ has once possessed the affections, there is no dispossessing of him again. A fire in the heart overcomes all fires without."

    - Richard Sibbes
    Topics: Assurance


  • "There's no sight like seeing the light from Calvary kiss a human face as it fills the heart with the assurance of Divine forgiveness."

    - Gipsy Smith
    Topics: The Cross, Assurance


  • "And though the assurance of sense be the sweetest, yet the assurance of faith is the surest assurance; for what you get in hand from God you may soon lose the benefit and comfort of it; but what you have upon bond in the promise, is still secure."

    - Ralph Erskine
    Topics: Assurance


  • "Uncertainty as to our relationship with God is one of the most enfeebling and dispiriting of things. It makes a man heartless. It takes the pith out of him. He cannot fight; he cannot run. He is easily dismayed and gives way. He can do nothing for God. But when we know that we are of God, we are vigorous, brave, invincible. There is no more quickening truth than this of assurance."

    - Horatius Bonar
    Topics: Assurance


  • "When I cannot enjoy the faith of assurance, I live by the faith of adherence."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Faith, Assurance


  • "Assurance after all is no more than a full-grown faith; a masculine faith that grasps Christ's promise with both hands - a faith that argues like the good centurion, if the Lord "speak the word only," I am healed. Wherefore then should I doubt? (Matt. 8:8)."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Assurance


  • "In the darkest of nights cling to the assurance that God loves you, that He always has advice for you, a path that you can tread and a solution to your problem--and you will experience that which you believe. God never disappoints anyone who places his trust in Him."

    - Basilea Schlink
    Topics: Assurance


  • "Assurance grows by repeated conflict, by our repeated experimental proof of the Lord's power and goodness to save; when we have been brought very low and helped, sorely wounded and healed, cast down and raised again, have given up all hope, and been suddenly snatched from danger, and placed in safety; and when these things have been repeated to us and in us a thousand times over, we begin to learn to trust simply to the word and power of God, beyond and against appearances: and this trust, when habitual and strong, bears the name of assurance; for even assurance has degrees."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Trust, Assurance


  • "If any man is not sure that he is in Christ, he ought not to be easy one moment until he is sure. Dear friend, without the fullest confidence as to your saved condition, you have no right to be at ease, and I pray you may never be so. This is a matter too important to be left undecided."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Assurance


  • "Assurance is the fruit that grows out of the root of faith."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Assurance



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