Sep

22

2011

Trevin Wax|3:33 am CT

Gospel, Baptism, and Assurance

In this TGC video, J.D. Greear, Greg Gilbert, and I have a conversation about finding assurance in Christ’s finished work for us, recovering the gospel as the best motivation for long-lasting obedience, and defining the gospel biblically.

This discussion reminds me of something I posted a couple years ago: “Gospel Confrontation and Gospel Comfort.”  An excerpt:

We all need the gospel.

Some people think they are Christians because of a one-time decision that never bore genuine fruit in life. They need gospel confrontation: the gospel changes us.

Others doubt they are Christians because they recognize their sinfulness. They need gospel comfort: the gospel saves us.

The gospel should comfort the conflicted and confront the comfortable.

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