Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Faithful and Wise Servant

Matthew 24:37–51

Bishop Hilary of Poiters, an early church father, says, “Our ignorance of the day of Christ’s return should provoke us to be careful as we eagerly await his coming” (On Matthew, 26.6). Knowing that Jesus could come at any minute should motivate us to pursue holiness, loving God and neighbor. We certainly do not want the Lord to catch us off-guard. Instead, we want to be found working diligently so that He will have no cause to be ashamed of His people.

For further study:

Isaiah 29:5–8

The Bible in a year:

Jeremiah 27–28

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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