persevere

Posted: 2016/11/28 in Advent, Biblical, Devotional, Discipleship
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161128When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” Jesus answered them, “Beware that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Messiah!’ and they will lead many astray. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you are not alarmed; for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places: all this is but the beginning of the birthpangs. “Then they will hand you over to be tortured and will put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of my name. Then many will fall away, and they will betray one another and hate one another. And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. And because of the increase of lawlessness, the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved. And this good news of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world, as a testimony to all the nations; and then the end will come. (Matthew 24:3-14, NRSV)

“Beware for others will come and say they are me and will try to lead you astray'” Jesus told those gathered…

All of these things you think are ushering in the end of the world are merely the beginning of the end.

But follow Jesus and know that no matter what comes, He will see us through. He will guide us, and all things are possible with Him.

Stick with Jesus and know that He will help you persevere.

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