Jeremiah 40-42, Titus 3
5he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, 6whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, 7so that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Grace be with you all
4Jeremiah the prophet said to them, “I have heard you. Behold, I will pray to the Lord your God according to your request, and whatever the Lord answers you I will tell you. I will keep nothing back from you.” 6Whether it is good or bad, we will obey the voice of the Lord our God to whom we are sending you, that it may be well with us when we obey the voice of the Lord our God.”
Titus 3 reminds us to be humble and remember our own sinfulness when God intervened in our lives to grant salvation. This not because of our good works, and yet we are urged not to be unfruitful but to devote ourselves to good works and serving those in urgent need. May we do so as the hands and feet of Jesus Christ with the good news spreading as a pleasant aroma from life to life.
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