What is your only Comfort in life and Death?

This comfort and hope can only come to those who are born again (John 3:1-21; Ezekiel 36:26-27), to those who have understood they are sinners without hope apart from Christ, repented (Mark 1:15; Luke 24:47; Acts 2:28; 3:19; Acts 17:30-31; 26:18-20) and trusted Jesus Christ to save them from their sin, receiving Him (John 1:12) and all that He is and what He accomplished in the atonement (Mark 10:45; Romans 3:24-26), receiving Him as Lord (Romans 10:9-10; John 8:24) – the eternal Son of God (John 17:5), believing in Him (John 3:16-18; 20:30-31; John 5:24; John 11:25; Acts 10:43; 13:38-39; Romans chapters 3, 4, 5).
Question 1 of the
Question:  What is your only comfort
in life and death?
Answer:
That I am not my own, 1
but belong with body and soul,
both in life and in death, 2
to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ. 3
He has fully paid for all my sins
with his precious blood, 4
and has set me free
from all the power of the devil. 5
He also preserves me in such a way 6
that without the will of my heavenly Father
not a hair can fall from my head; 7
indeed, all things must work together
for my salvation. 8
Therefore, by his Holy Spirit
he also assures me
of eternal life 9
and makes me heartily willing and ready
from now on to live for him. 10

 

About Ken Temple

I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I am a sinner who has been saved by the grace of God alone (Ephesians 2:8-9), through faith alone (Galatians 2:16; Romans 3:28; 4:1-16), in Christ alone (John 14:6). But a true faith does not stay alone, it should result in change, fruit, good works, and deeper levels of repentance and hatred of my own sins of selfishness and pride. I am not better than you! I still make mistakes and sin, but the Lord is working on me, conforming me to His character. (Romans 8:28-29; 2 Corinthians 3:16-18) When I do sin, I hate the sin as it is an affront to God, and seek His forgiveness in repentance. (Mark 1:15; 2 Corinthians 7:7-10; Colossians 3:5-16 ) Praise God for His love for sinners (Romans 5:8), shown by the voluntary coming of Christ and His freely laying down His life for us (John 10:18), becoming flesh/human (John 1:1-5; 1:14; Philippians 2:5-8), dying for sins of people from all nations, tribes, and cultures (Revelation 5:9), on the cross, in history, rising from the dead (Romans 10:9-10; Matthew 28, Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24; John 20-21; 1 Corinthians chapter 15). His resurrection from the dead proved that Jesus is the Messiah, the eternal Son of God, the word of God from eternity past; and that He was all the gospels say He was and that He is truth and the life and the way to salvation. (John 14:6)
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