The Bible tells us to be sober and vigilant because we have an enemy who goes about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. We have to fight him off. How can we do it? Today’s devotional gives you important lessons. God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
I Timothy 1:15 (ESV)
The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.
“Suppose that the devil says to me, ‘You are no child of God.’ I have often said to him, ‘You do not know much about that matter, though you know that you are not one yourself.’ ‘But,’ says he, ‘you do not know the Lord.’ ‘Ah, then!’ I ask him, ‘what am I?’ He answers, ‘You are a great black sinner.’ Then, like Luther, I cut off his head with his own sword, just as David did with Goliath, for I say to him, ‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; and I am going off to the sinners’ Savior, just to trust in him as I did at the first;’ and the devil generally departs when I tell him that.” [Charles Haddon Spurgeon, The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit XLV, (London: Passmore and Alabaster, 1899), p. 429]