Action: Wait

READ: “But our citizenship is in heaven—and we also eagerly await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ” Phil 3.20.

THINK: Our heavenly citizenship follows a pattern, 3.17, which everyone ought to recognize, 3.15, in contrast with the life of the enemies of Christ, 3.18, whose destination is destruction, 3.19. But we act differently, and wait for salvation at the coming of Christ, for our hope is in him and involves the transformation of our bodies, 3.21. Such a hope recognizes the purpose of his second coming, Heb 9.28.

ACT: Do all in the expectation of Christ returning today.

PRAY: Our God, maranatha! May our Lord Jesus Christ come!

ASK: In light of the Lord’s second coming, what should I do today?

J. Randal Matheny

Be pithy.

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