What is the evidence that a person has been won for Jesus?

There are specific aspects that show that a person has been genuinely won for Jesus.

1. Conviction of sin: The person understands that he has been deprived of the glory of God and accepts that he needs a savior. This conviction can only be generated by the Holy Spirit and produces a genuine repentance in the person.

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For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.

Psalm 51:3

 

2. Faith in Christ: The person understands that Jesus is the Son of God and only through Him and His work on the Cross (Death and Resurrection) can he receive forgiveness of sins, eternal life and reconciliation with God the Father.

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Very truly I tell you, the one who believes has eternal life.

John 6:47

 

3. Repentance and a desire for change: The person has a deep pain for having failed God and longs for a true change in his life.

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Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:1


4. Spiritual awakening: The person begins to acquire fundamental spiritual habits such as assisting church meetings, reading the Word and having a daily devotional time.

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“And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.”

Romans 13:11 NIV

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