I rededicated my life as many times as I could when the guilt was unbearable. I would read my Bible more and pray more, yet I still struggled. I knew deep down, I was breaking God’s heart with my failure at being his child.
By basing our assurance on the promises of God, which we not only hope for in the future but live in now, the Christian can finally rest in the comfort that they are both saved and not responsible for their own salvation.
EPISODE #11: Ted asks Rod about the Lutheran understanding of baptism and how it ties to assurance for the Christian believer. Rod speaks of the passages on baptism and the concept of free will, and the means of grace and what attendees should expect to receive at a Lutheran church.