14 For if we are faithful to the end, trusting God just as firmly as when we first believed, we will share in all that belongs to Christ.
Insight - Faithfulness and Trust, these truly ‘mark’ the life of a believer. The temptation at times is to focus on doing ‘good deeds’ and avoiding sin, and to be sure these are admirable things to do, but these do not trump faithfulness and trust , these are the foundation of our faith and actually produce a righteous life. A gently reminder from God’s word to not get these out of order.
Prayer - Jesus, thank you that you have invited me to share in all that belongs to you, wow! Teach me what it means to remain faithful and to live a life of trusting you. I want my life to be ‘marked’ by the things that matter most to you, I love you. Amen