faith-is-the-adventure: “This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, but it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.” (verses 9-10)
2 Timothy 1:9 Pues Dios nos salvó y nos llamó a una vida *santa, no por nuestras propias obras, sino por su propia determinación y gracia. Nos concedió este favor en Cristo Jesús antes del comienzo del tiempo;
“Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,” 2 Timothy 1:9 KJV http://bible.com/1/2ti.1.9.kjv
To all the preparedness-minded folks out there: Have I not commanded you be strong and corageous? Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9. | For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 Let these things guide your heart. Do not be fearful. Be powerful!
“God is the one who saved and called us with a holy calling. This wasn’t based on what we have done, but it was based on his own purpose and grace that he gave us in Christ Jesus before time began.” 2 Timothy 1:9 CEB http://bible.com/37/2ti.1.9.ceb
33 Verses to Remind Us - We Do Not Have to Fear: 1. “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 2. “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” Psalm 56:3 3. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, byprayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts…