Thursday, October 09, 2014

Meyer: what's at stake

Thursday, October 9, 2014
    Commemoration of Denys, Bishop of Paris, & his Companions, Martyrs, 258
    Commemoration of Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, Philosopher, Scientist, 1253
    The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
    —2 Timothy 4:18 (NIV)
    The glory of Jesus Christ is involved in every temptation by which we are threatened, and for His sake, if not for our own, we must stand firm.
    ... Frederick Brotherton Meyer (1847-1929), Saved and Kept: Counsels to Young Believers, New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1897, p. 61 (see the book)
    See also Luke 22:31-32; John 10:28-30; Rom. 8:15,28; 1 Cor. 10:13; 2 Cor. 1:10-11; 2 Tim. 4:18; Heb. 6:4-6; 2 Pet. 2:9
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, for Your sake, lead me away from sin.
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