Holding firm our confidence!

Scripture reading for October 16th:  Hebrews 3, Psalm 57, Proverbs 22

Key Scriptures: Hebrews 3:12-14 “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.  But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.  For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end.”  

This letter contains a warning against unbelief and falling away from the living God.  It is possible to let go of our confidence in Christ Jesus and again be overcome by the sin of unbelief.  We are charged by God’s Word to exhort one another to stand firm and watch over each other and our own hearts for hardening through the deception of sin.  Today is the day to be watchful!

Faith Confession:  I am watchful today for sin’s deception in my life.  I do not want to be hardened by the sin of unbelief and fall away from the faith.  Help me to watch over my own heart and others in my life who believe and exhort them today.

Psalm 57:1  “Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in You my soul takes refuge, in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.”

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