We thank You, Lord, for Your Good News – “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners” (1 Timothy 1:15). We are sinners. Christ is our Saviour. For this, we give You our heartfelt thanks. Prayer, based on Acts 13:44-14:28
1 Timothy 1:1-2:15 "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance" (1 Timothy 1:15). Help us, Lord, to receive this Gospel truth - and to have this Gospel testimony: "I received mercy ... the grace of our Lord overflowed for me" (1 Thessalonians 1:13-14). Help us …
1 TIMOTHY 1:1-2:15 - ‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners’. Paul has something special to say about this statement. This is what he says – ‘Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance’ (1:15). This is Paul’s message, the message of the Gospel: ‘Christ Jesus gave Himself as a ransom for …
In today’s world, there’s plenty of bad news – but there’s, also, Good News (Mark 13:10).
In Mark 13:7, we read about the end – “the end is not yet.” In Mark 13:8, we read about a beginning – “These are the beginning of sorrows.”
Beyond “the beginning of sorrows”, there is “the end.”
The end and the beginning – Let’s look at the bigger picture.
We read about “the end” comes, will there be anything beyond this?
Here, we must speak of the end of sin and the beginning of salvation.
We look forward to the full revelation of God’s great salvation, but, first, we must pass through “the great tribulation” (Mark 13:19).
Beyond the great tribulation, there will be the coming of our great Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ (Mark 13:24-27).
Jesus speaks about our enduring to the end, and he, also, speaks about our being God’s “elect”…
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