“I Don’t Feel Saved.”


Have you ever heard anyone ever say those words? “I don’t feel saved.” Or a variation of that, such as, “I don’t feel like a Christian.”

These are words that true Christians will utter from time-to-time because they truly do not feel like a Christian, or feel saved, at least, not what people expect to feel when they are believers. I know there have been times in my own Christian walk where I have felt these things. The weight of sin in my heart, life, church, and the country are such that the joy of Christ seems to be extinguished.

So, lacking a sense of “feeling” like a Christian is quite normal.

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If You Doubt Your Salvation, Then Just Go!

I know that there are many who struggle with assurance of salvation in their walk with Christ. A lot of times, this is simply because they are focusing on how they feel in the their walk and because they feel the overwhelming sense of sin, thinking that they are not saved.

The first problem can be overcome by looking back to Christ. It is in Christ that we have our assurance because He is the One who saves us. Our salvation isn’t based on anything we do, but on what He has done. By trusting and resting in the finished work of Christ, our assurance should return.

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