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Chapter 18: Of Assurance of Grace and Salvation (II)

II. This certainty is not a bare conjectural and probable persuasion grounded upon a fallible hope;(a) but an infallible assurance of faith grounded upon the divine truth of the promises of salvation,(b) the inward evidence of those graces unto which these promises are made,(c) the testimony of the Spirit of adoption witnessing with our spirits that we are the children of God,(d) which Spirit is the earnest of our inheritance, whereby we are sealed to the day of redemption.(e)

(a) Hebrews 6:11, 19
(b) Hebrews 6:17, 18
(c) 2 Peter 1:4, 5, 10, 11; 1 John 2:3; 1 John 3:14; 2 Corinthians 1:12
(d) Romans 8:15, 16
(e) Ephesians 1:13, 14; Ephesians 4:30; 2 Corinthians 1:21, 22

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