Scripture reading for September 24th: 1 Timothy 1, Psalm 41, Proverbs 6
Key Scriptures: 1st Timothy 1:15-17 “The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display His perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in Him for eternal life. To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.”
Paul is moved to worship his King, Jesus Christ, as he explains to Timothy that Jesus’ mission of saving sinners had spared his own life. Paul was the foremost of sinners in that he in self-righteous anger, had sought to put Christ’s followers in prison and even to death. But Jesus demonstrated God’s great patience by saving Paul and giving him the gift of eternal life. This should call all who are saved to worship and adoration, now and throughout eternity!
Faith Confession: I know Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners, of which I am also foremost. I thank God for His great patience and grace in giving me the gift of eternal life! I will worship Him now and forever!
Psalm 41:13 “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen!”