Wednesday, September 2, 2020

2 Samuel 18:1-19:8; Jeremiah 2:1-3:5; Galatians 4:1-20

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. Col. 3:3

An image on the news after Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 forever etched this verse on my mind. There, in front of a big pile of debris and clutter, stood a huge chipboard sign which was spray painted with these words: “This is not our life, our life is hid with Christ in God.” Whoever put up that sign, knew their Saviour well. Whatever tragedy or wreckage you are facing in your life right now can be used as a backdrop for this verse as well. Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ. —Shane Johnson

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!
O what a foretaste of glory divine!
Heir of salvation, purchase of God,
Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood. —Fanny Crosby