November 3

DAILY READINGS: 1 Chron. 16:1-43; Ezekiel 16:35-63; John 6:1-21

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household. Acts 16:31

There is no simpler expression of the Gospel of Christ than this verse. The jailer’s immediate and direct question was met by an immediate and direct answer. Note carefully that the words “and your household” must be understood as being linked with “believe” and “be saved.” Taylor Smith, while Chaplain-General of the British Army, refused any candidate who could not tell in three minutes how a person may be saved. Have you truly believed on the Lord Jesus Christ? —W. Ross Rainey

Yes, Jesus is the Truth, the Way, that leads you into rest:
Believe in Him without delay and you are fully blest.
—John H. Stockton