Thursday, March 13, 2008

What are you living for?

Immediately after the distress of those days 'the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.' At that time the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all the nations of the earth will mourn. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory.
Matthew 24:29-31

Is this depressing or exciting to you? I think it depends on what or who you are living for today.

Maybe you feel like your purpose in life is to make this world a better place for the next generation or those you love. That's noble. But if everyone is just going to eventually die and that's it, why bother?

Maybe you do believe in heaven and hell but you think a loving God wouldn't send someone as good as you to hell. Where does he draw the line? Who is good enough? Who is bad enough?

Read all of Matthew 24. May you be able to live for the day of his return for the sake of all creation and pray with excitement Revelation 22:20, "Come, Lord Jesus."

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PROCLAIM the good news; HEAL the sick and oppressed; BRING JUSTICE
~ Luke 4:16-20

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~ Jesus 

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