John Piper: How Can Anyone Know Complete Acceptance With God?

Complete Assurance For Incomplete People

By John Piper, Desiring God

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John Piper answers the universal question: How can one know complete acceptance with God? His answer comes from a familiar Biblical text:

“By one offering He has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.” (Hebrews 10:14)

“Two things here are mightily encouraging for us in our imperfect condition as saved sinners. First, notice that Christ has perfected his people, and it is already complete. “For by one offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.”

He has done it. And he has done it for all time. The perfecting of his people is complete and it is complete forever.

Does this mean that Christians don’t sin? Don’t get sick? Don’t make mathematical errors in school? That we are already perfect in our behavior and attitudes?”

 

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