Ever felt like you’ve messed up so badly that you’ll never be able to be a good example to others? Here’s what Paul, in his letter to Timothy, has to say about that:
“This is a true saying, and everyone should believe it: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners–and I was the worst of them all. But that is why God had mercy on me, so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners. Then others will realize that they, too, can believe in him and receive eternal life. Glory and honor to God forever and ever. He is the eternal King, the unseen one who never dies; he alone is God. Amen.”
1 Tim. 1:15-17 (NLT, emphasis mine)
May your week be blessed with a heart understanding of God’s great mercy and purpose for your life.