Verse of the Day: John 1:10
“He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.” – John 1:10
“In the beginning was the Word, and the word was with God and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.” John 1:1-3. Through Christ, everything that exists that came into existence was through Him.
Today’s verse states that the creator of all creation came to the world and they did not know Him. This is a sad thing because throughout the entire Old Testament, it was prophesized that He would come. And it is important to understand that all, not just some, but all the prophesies regarding the Christ, the much-anticipated Messiah, was fulfilled. The problem was either the Jewish leadership did not understand their scriptures, or they ignored their scriptures regarding His coming. We have had 2000 years since Jesus was here on earth in human form and too many still do not know Him. The reasons are similar; they either do not understand what the scriptures say, or they ignore it because it is not that important to them. And that is why we are here. As Jesus sent His disciples out to declare the truth of who He is, He now sends us, His disciples of today to do the same. I encourage you to be attentive for opportunities to introduce them to Jesus, who is the only way of salvation.
William Funkhouser MDiv, ThD, Founder and President of True Devotion Ministries, Inc.