April 24, 2007
I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me.
--2 Timothy 1:12
A Christian always lives for two days, this day and “that” day.
Obviously, believers are to live for this day…the current day…the time God has given us here on earth to worship and serve Him.
But we are also headed for an even bigger day: “that” day! Paul was using this term to refer to the time when Jesus Christ will come for us and we finally get to see Him face to face in all of His glory! What a glorious day that will be, the day when Christ returns for us and we get to be with Him for all eternity.
So even though as Christians we live for this day, everything we do should be in preparation for that day when we will be with Christ. Our calling as believers is to obey God and live fully for Christ until the glorious day of His return.
Are you preparing for Christ’s return? If not, you can start today by living this day in light of that day.
LIVE THIS DAY IN PREPARATION FOR THAT DAY—THE DAY OF CHRIST’S RETURN WHEN WE WILL SEE HIM IN ALL OF HIS GLORY.