The FaithOfJesus2 Daily Devotional


kjv@Revelation:14:12 @ Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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Today's Verse:


kjv@Luke:13:22 @ And he went through the cities and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem.

kjv@Luke:13:23 @ Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them,

kjv@Luke:13:24 @ Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

kjv@Luke:13:25 @ When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are:

kjv@Luke:13:26 @ Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

kjv@Luke:13:27 @ But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

kjv@Luke:13:28 @ There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

kjv@Luke:13:29 @ And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

kjv@Luke:13:30 @ And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

Today's notes:

Quoted index: FAITHOFJESUSAUDIO - Luke:13:22-30:


Study Resources:

G93 iniquity/unjust/unrighteous dict:tcr iniquity

G4982 save/deliver/protect dict:tcr salvation


The bible could not be any more clear what the object of salvation is. The prime objective is not to get as many people as possible into the eternal kingdom as possible, it is to rid itself of all iniquity and sinfulness. It does nothing in this plan to suffer this life if faith does not prepare and inoculate one for the next. The deceit of iniquity is that we all presume that we are all ready in or near to that position. One does not however work their way from one state to the other, they are delivered from the present to the future by the Lord Himself and that by the blood of His redemption.

How is it then we can see ourselves as worthy, but in the same thought see no necessity for His sacrifice and resurrection? How is it we can say that all paths lead to God? Rather all paths lead to HIS judgment and HIS judgment leads those some/few purchased by the Blood of the Lamb to HIS/His eternal kingdom. It is not simple minded to think that nothing we can do on our own is going to change us enough to get us there; it is simple minded to think that something we could do or something that we all ready are is enough. It is not narrow minded to think in terms of someone as large and as grand as Jesus Christ, it is narrow to think in terms of the stock so many make of their own selves; even many of the religious.

The greatest iniquity is not so much the many sinful things that we have said and done. The greatest iniquity is arriving at judgment without being of Christ Jesus having been so hardened to the notion of Him and all that He provided towards our salvation upon His cross, having lived so unaffected by His death and resurrection, being so defiant to His Holy Spirit. Why should we expect to pass HIS judgment with this being so?

Key Messages:

Declaring Certainty

kjv@Hebrews:2:3 @ How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

kjv@2Thessalonians:2:10 @ And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

kjv@Acts:8:23 @ For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.

kjv@Romans:1:18 @ For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

kjv@Romans:6:13 @ Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

kjv@2Timothy:2:19 @ Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

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