ANSWER TO QUESTION 85 MAY 3, 2020

85. What is saving conviction of sin?

ANS: Saving conviction of sin is a Spirit-wrought conviction, not only of particular sins, but of sin as the reigning controlling principle of life. It is a conviction that does not stop short of saving faith and repentance, and continues throughout the believer’s experience.

SEE: Ps 90:8; John 16:8-11; Acts 2:36-37; Acts 24:25; Matt 27:3-5; John 8-9; Acts 9:1-6; 16:27-34; Rom 3:19-20; 7:7-13