Title: So Help Me God
Text: 1 John 4:13-15
Thought for the Day:
The Apostle John, in his first letter, connects with the promise of Acts 1:8 that we will be Christ’s witnesses when, just as with the disicples, the Holy Spirit comes upon us. He speaks of a reciprocal abiding, or living, as we live in God the Holy Spirit, and God the Holy Spirit lives in us. Because of this mutual abiding, we understand that God the Father sent Jesus, God the Son, to be the Savior of the world.
With this Spirit-enabled understanding, we then become the witnesses spoken of in Acts 1:8, testifying to the objective reality that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of the World, and to the subjective reality that Jesus is our Savior, having forgiven us of our sins and having paid for our sins on the cross.
Pray through this Thought for the Day as the Spirit leads you in your heart and in your mind. Amen.