Declaring the Word!
Scripture reading for May 31st: 2nd Chronicles 16-19, Acts 20
Key Scriptures: Acts 20:24-27 “But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. And now, behold, I know that none of you among whom I have gone about proclaiming the kingdom will see my face again. Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all, for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.”
Paul was giving his farewell to the Ephesian elders. He told them of his mission to declare the gospel of God’s grace in Jesus. He had not held anything back and now was pressing on to complete the task given him by Jesus.
2nd Chronicles 19:4 “Jehoshaphat lived at Jerusalem. And he went out again among the people, from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim, and bought them back to the Lord, the God of their fathers.”
Prayer: Father God, thank You for Your calling on my life. May I press on to complete the task you have given me of fully preaching Your Word. Amen.