Today’s Devotional: Trusting the Eyewitnesses

Our imagination can help us visualize the events of the Gospels. But for those events to have true meaning, we need faith—specifically faith that the eyewitness Gospel accounts are inspired by God.

This devotional from Lifetime Guarantee reminds us that we can trust the the authors of the Gospels. The Bible gives us many reasons to believe that God’s followers not only speak truthfully, but do extraordinary things:

Those who were there when He was so cruelly executed on the cross, fully aware of the agony and pain He was enduring, and those who believed that His resurrection was a fact—not a fanatical dream—knew once and for all what God omnipotent could do! In these two mighty acts they realized the glorious truth—that nothing could ever stop Jesus nowthat the love which held Him to the cross and the power which had taken Him out of the grave were literally, indisputably irresistible.

But I wasnt there. I didnt see these two marvelous acts. I didnt see His terrible suffering, His cruel execution, the amazing resurrection. And these powerful promises about Him being able these can only be fulfilled by Someone powerful enough to bring them about. I need more evidence than the words of men. Can I believe the words these men have written?

In order for this question to be answered, it is essential for me to remember that the Bible is not written by inspired men—it is dictated to men by God. Im not asked to believe the testimonies of mere men. I am believing/trusting in the Word of God—irrevocable, enduring, spoken by God Himself.

Acts 20:32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is ABLE to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Romans 14:4 Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and stand he will, for the Lord is ABLE to make him stand.

Romans 16:25 Now to Him who is ABLE to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past

II Corinthians 9:8 And God is ABLE to make all grace abound to you, that always having all sufficiency in everything you may have abundance for every good deed;

Ephesians 3:20-21 Now to Him who is ABLE to do exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever, Amen.

Philippians 3:21 according to the working whereby He is ABLE to subdue all things to Himself that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those who are in heaven, and on earth, and under the earth (Phil. 2:10)..

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Which of these verses stand out to you?

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