Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on May 28, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Delphi, Indiana. ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠First Baptist Church⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ is an evangelical church in Delphi, Indiana helping people find and follow Jesus. Our mission is to declare God’s truth, disciple God’s people, delight in God’s Son, and display God’s glory. Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:30am. Sunday School begins at 9:30am. We gather at 103 S. Indiana Street, Delphi, Indiana 46923.

Learn more about ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠First Baptist Church⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

Read our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Statement of Faith⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.



Main Point:  Struggle together for the full assurance of salvation in Christ alone.

1.  Full Assurance of Salvation is a Pastoral Concern [2:1]
       A.  Intensive
       B.  Extensive

2.  Full Assurance of Salvation is a Project of the Church [2:2–3]
       A.  Encouraged in Heart
       B.  United in Love
       C.  Complete in Understanding

3.  Full Assurance of Salvation is a Protection of Conviction [2:4–5]
       A.  Danger:  Deceitful Arguments (v. 4)
       B.  Delight:  Disciplined Christians (v. 5)

4.  Full Assurance of Salvation is a Perseverance in Christ [2:6–7]
       A.  Mercy (“as you have received Christ as Lord”)
       B.  Mandate (“continue to walk in him”)
       C.  Means (cf. Col. 1:10–12)
              1)  “Being rooted [in him]”
              2)  “Built up in him”
              3)  “Established in the faith”
              4)  “Overflowing with thanksgiving”