For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,…
I. In view of such an experience, made sure to us in the near future, our religion should be a source of perpetual comfort and joyous expectation.
II. Present ills and seeming losses and self-denials should be borne with resignation and composure, in view of the imminence of the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, to finish His appointed work and reward His faithful ones.
III. There is no influence so potent on the faith, heart, and life of the Christian, as the near and daily contemplation of this revelation of Jesus Christ in the power and glory of heaven to consummate His work of grace and His reign of love.
(J. M. Sherwood, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,