Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Thursday, October 31, 2013

Five Foolish Virgins

Matthew 25:1–13

We cannot trust in the spiritual readiness of others. Being ready to enter the kingdom at our Lord’s return or, should He tarry, to remain faithful when our rescue seems long in coming is something that we are responsible for as individuals. We must see that our lamps are being fed — that we are continually growing in the love of God and service to others. Otherwise our oil will run out and we will be revealed as foolish and faithless.

For further study:

Ezekiel 38:7

The Bible in a year:

Jeremiah 29–30

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

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