Christ secures the Christian through the gospel from all opposition, accusation, condemnation, and separation.
God will make all things work together for good because he has decreed and orchestrated salvation to be assured from eternity past to eternity future.
God works all things to good for those who love him and are called according to his purpose.
Christians live with confident assurance from the Spirit, groaning inwardly for what they do not yet have, while eagerly expecting the fullness of redemption. In this they live hope-filled lives, patiently persevering until that day arrives.
Suffering in this present age drives Christian assurance of glorious redemption in the age to come. The example of creation’s current bondage and future redemption gives comfort to the Christian that their own glorious redemption will take place.
If God’s Spirit dwells in you then you belong to Christ; your mortal body may die but God will raise your body from the dead.
Simeon is one of most overlooked character in all of the nativity story but one of the richest to consider. He encourages us to anticipate and believe the promise of God for salvation that is given for all people in the Lord Jesus Christ.
The gospel is the most important announcement you will ever hear and the cause of abounding joy for all people.