Ensuring God’s Work For Us Was Not Done In Vain

“Working together with him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive the grace of God in vain.” For he says: At an acceptable time I listened to you, and in the day of salvation I helped you. See, now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation!” 2 Corinthians 6:1-2 CSB https://bible.com/bible/1713/2co.6.1-2.CSB


O that every Christian would be convinced of the need to work with God proving they have not received the grace of God in vain. We have not received the grace of God merely to go to heaven. If that were the case, we would immediately be taken up to the presence of God upon our repentance and placement of faith in Christ. But if that were to occur, who would have told us the gospel? Faith comes by hearing and hearing the word of God, so someone must speak that word. We have been left here to share the gospel so others can believe and receive Jesus as Savior and Lord. The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are far too few. The day of salvation is now. People everywhere need the Lord; God’s people are His means of connecting God and unrepentant man. We are to work with God. He is moving people internally, and we declare Him by speaking the word externally. This is God’s means of saving the world. His word, His people, and His Spirit are working in harmony, working consistently, working diligently, but always working to see people come to faith and grow in obedience to everything Jesus commanded lest our faith be in vain.


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