Today's scripture: Colossians 1:25-27
To unbelievers, our faith in a "dead man" is a mystery. How can those Christians worship someone
who's been dead and gone for centuries? they ask.
Oh, but we know the truth. Christ, our Savior, is not dead. We know this because the Bible tells us so. We know this
because the original disciples, those who walked and talked with Jesus after He rose from the dead, were
willing to die for Him. If they hadn't seen Him with their eyes and touched Him
with their hands, they wouldn't have been willing to be martyred for their
Most importantly, though, we who follow Christ know He is alive because we see
how He changes lives. We know because He's changed our lives. We see Him work in miraculous ways. We feel His peace
and comfort during the difficult times, and we feel His pleasure when we serve
This world offers little hope. But for those of us who follow Christ? Our hope
is in Him. Our hope is in the promise of salvation, the confidence of His
walking alongside us, and the anticipation of eternity with Him.
Where do you place your hope?