This is a paraphrase of this verse… being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (NIV)
There has never been the slightest doubt in my mind that the God who started this great work in you would keep at it and bring it to a flourishing finish on the very day Christ Jesus appears. (The Message)
Not sure if I simplified it, or found it on the internet. Hmmm.
Anyhoo…It is this verse in absolute simplest form. God has started some awesome stuff and Christ isn’t finished yet. Whether you want to think about it as: this day, this project, this relationship, this year, this struggle, this moment, this lifetime, this generation, this galaxy. We can make it as small or as humongous as we want, but it all boils down to this: Have patience. Christ isn’t finished with this yet. He has a plan. And in the end it is going to be fantabulous. And we gotta just keep our eye on the prize!