But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. …..
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen. —Jude 20-21, 24-25
So who is the keeper? We are instructed to keep ourselves and then reminded that it is God who keeps us. John Piper helps us understand in a sermon, “Learning to Pray in the Spirit and the Word, Part 1:”
Now keeping Christians safe for eternal life is what this book is really about. That is, this little…
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