Summary: It Is Well With My Soul
Introduction: The hymn "It is wel with my soul" expresses the joy of a Christian poet over the glad consciousness of a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. Assurance of salvation is possible for every believer (1 John 5:13).
Assurance makes peace of mind and heart possible and also makes effective service possible. Ther are many who lack assurance, for some lack salvation, some misunderstand salvation, some lack faith, and some have sin in their lives.
1. It is well with my soul because salvations is by grace.
a. Eph. 2:8-9
2. It is well with my soul because of the presence of God’s spirit within my heart.
a. Rom. 8:14-16
b. 1 John 3:24b
3. It is well with my soul because of the keeping power of God.
a. 2 Tim. 12b
c. Rom. 8:35 - 39
4. It is well with my soul because of the testimony of God’s holy word.
a. John 3:18-36
b. John 5:24