Tag Archives: amish faith

Why the Amish reject assurance of salvation

 I hit more than a few nerves when I wrote about an encounter I had an Amish man who had been shunned by the Amish Church for belief in assurance of salvation.

This man was shunned for heresy because he affirmed personal assurance of his standing with God. Yet he was quick to tell me that he still opposed the doctrine of eternal security.

What generated the most response was my portrayal of Amish faith as …

There’s a lesson for the Church in the two reasons why the Amish reject assurance of eternal salvation. Continue reading

Posted in Amish, Assurance, Eternal life, Eternal security, Legalism, Religion, Salvation, Sunday News Lancaster PA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments