Confidence at the return of Christ demands abiding in Christ. God is righteous; so are those who are called by his name.
And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming. – 1 John 2:28
This coming Sunday I will challenge you from the text above to live life with the expectation that Jesus is returning, and I will ask you what, if anything, needs to change in your life so that you live under that expectation. (read more...)