banner

Some Evidence A Person Has Been Born Again


Below are some of the indicators a person has been born again from above supernaturally by the Holy Spirit.

A hunger and thirst for more of God in my life

A desire to read God's Word  - The Bible  - every day for spiritual food

A new sense of wonder at the enormity and beauty of God's creation

A realisation of God's amazing grace and love for sinners like me

Knowing my sins are forgiven because of Jesus' death on the Cross

A desire to speak to God as my heavenly Father & hear what he says

Experiencing God answering prayers

The Bible has come alive & I experience God speaking to me through it

Amazement that Jesus loved me so much he was willing to die for me

Experiencing an infilling of the enabling grace & power of the Holy Spirit

Awareness of changed desires and attitudes towards things and people

A newfound love for others especially the suffering & marginalised

A hatred of things God hates / a desire to be "as holy as a saved sinner can be" 
     
[A prayer of Robert Murray McCheyne, a godly minister in Dundee in the 19th century]

A heart full of praise and worship for God's loving-kindness and mercy

An assurance of eternal life with Jesus in heaven when I die

A desire to share God's love and the Good News about Jesus with others

 

Q If you were hauled into court and accused of being a born again Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?

 

 


<<  Back  Next  >>