Long and Live for Jesus’ Return

0
184

August 22, 2021
Today’s Daily Devotional

PRAY OVER THIS

“And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.”

PONDER THIS

We should long for Jesus’ return, and we should live for His return. In 1 John 2:28, John wrote: “And now, little children, abide in Him, that when He appears, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming.” Are you ready for Jesus to come today? Is your heart pure? Or is your heart headquarters for hate? Are you nursing a grudge? Is there in your heart some vile habit? Think about it. If you absolutely knew that Jesus Christ was coming back this afternoon, would you make some changes? Then make them, because you don’t know when He’s coming. As we long for Jesus’ return, we live in light of His return. Second Corinthians 7:1 says, “Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” It is wonderful to be able to know there is nothing between your soul and the Savior.

  • What would you change now if you knew for sure Jesus was returning today?
  • What keeps you from making those changes without knowing for certain when Jesus will return?

PRACTICE THIS

Think through your day; imagine you knew for sure that Jesus was returning today. Make your plans and decisions in light of this.

Get Devotional Books

Share today’s devotional Facebook

Hear the Related Message

When We All Get to Heaven | Part 2

1 John 3:1-3

 

Adrian Rogers shares the Christian’s dignity, destiny, and duty from 1 John 3.

Share today’s message Facebook

90 Seconds of Profound Truth

Our God Given Internal Strength

All human strength will ultimately fail.

Share today’s Treasure Facebook

One of the ways God reveals Himself to us in scripture is through His names. Each of God’s names tells us something important about God, His character, and how He relates to us. Learn more about His names and find easy-to-share images.

Adrian Rogers
Love Worth Finding with Adrian Rogers

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.