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Matt Costella

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Jesus could return at any moment. Are you ready? The apostle John exhorts us to “abide in Him (Jesus Christ); that, when He shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before Him at His coming” (1 Jn. 2:28). The Bible tells us to anticipate the imminent (any-moment) return of Christ. For example, the apostle Paul, in attempting to stir the Roman church out of her spiritual lethargy, told the Roman believers to “wake up” and understand that they needed to live a Christ-honoring life. Paul said, “Now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed” (Rom. 13:11). Because those to whom Paul wrote were already justified in the sight of God, “salvation” in this verse could only refer to the future aspect of salvation; that is, the believers at that moment were closer to experiencing eternity…

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