18. Jesus Christ, Our Glorious Hope


Mark 10:45 
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”

Titus 2:13-14
looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.

We celebrate Christmas because we celebrate Jesus

  • the One who came down from heaven to willingly give Himself to be crucified on our behalf
  • our Redeemer who came to purchase our freedom from all wickedness
  • who came to purify for Himself a chosen and very special people to be His possession, who are enthusiastic to do what is good.

Thank you Lord for redeeming and purifying me.
May I be ever enthusiastic to do the good works you have for me.


Preethi Alice Jacob

Preethi Jacob is the author of the yearlong devotional At the Potter’s Wheel, Day by Day. Her journey includes teaching a Bible Study Fellowship class, teaching and leading the Sunday School ministry in her church, leading Bible studies, besides counselling young women. She serves on the Global Mission Team of the United Bible Societies and lives in Bangalore, India with her husband and two young adult children.

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The All Important Question

The All Important Question

Who do you see Jesus as – a historical figure, a good teacher, a moral example to follow? This question that has eternal consequences begs an answer today.