the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life[a] was a descendant of David,
Thoughts for Today:Buried in these verses is the Greek preposition "peri" (translated as: on). Is the definition of the origin of our English words and perimeter periscope, and means - "that surrounds". In the context of our passage today, Paul is telling us through the Bible (especially the Old Testament), is all about Jesus. It was written about him and for him. He surrounds it and around it. But do not stop there. The Bible is also called the Book of Life - so life is all about Jesus too. Paul writes about this in Colossians 1:15-16 describes the supremacy of Christ: "He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation, for in him all things were created. Things in heaven and on earth , visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities: all things were created through him and for him. "
I got a call this morning from a man whose life is a mess. Work, marriage and finances are a mess. He and his wife are now living apart. He said: "I'm tired. I've made a mess of my life. The only thing I have left is Jesus." I said, "Jesus is all I've ever had! Also all you'll ever need." Then I quoted Colossians 1:19-20: "For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross . 'If you need a little peace - one called Jesus.
Questions to Ponder:Need some peace in your life? Need a break from the pressure? These days it seems that problems capitalization - Revenue is going down, the bills are increasing, children are disobedient, and financing plans we build our lives on going up in smoke. All this goes to prove one thing: It was never the "real security" from the beginning. Everything I've had is Jesus. Do not miss out on your battles throughout the material.