Seize the Moment – Day 302

Hold Fast to the Promises of God!

Hebrews 3


Good morning! This is Pastor Jerry Ingalls from New Castle First Baptist Church and today is Wednesday, January 13.


This morning’s Bible reading in Hebrews 3 is a great reminder of Sunday’s sermon about how God has given us the privilege of partaking in His nature according to the precious and magnificent promises of God (see January 10, 2021 sermon on 2 Peter 1:3-4).

Listen to Hebrews 3:12-14,


Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God. But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “Today,” so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our assurance firm until the end.


The Bible commands us to live “today” with a present tense, active faith. We are called to watch our hearts and maintain our walks of faith—to hold fast! So, please, do not lose heart: Jesus will accomplish that which He promised; your deliverance is guaranteed and your salvation is secured; God is faithful to keep all of His promises and the grace of Jesus Christ is sufficient for you today!


Today is the day the Lord has made so let us rejoice and be glad in it! Sing that song to yourself every morning and it will change your outlook on your day, more and more as you make it a habit of your life. That is part of training yourself in godliness.


May the Holy Spirit remind you today of God’s promise from Hebrews 3:6: “but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house—whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.” This is a promise with a practice—HOLD FAST!


Seize the moment and never stop starting! Today is a great day to walk with Jesus! This is a key to victorious living—hold fast to the promises of God!


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