Eternity is Now
James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
Give your life to God now. Don’t give your life to God because of what happened yesterday. Don’t give your life to God because of what will happen tomorrow. Give your life, and everything in it, to God now because He Is God Now.
“The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.” – Brennan Manning
Many Christians make believing in God difficult. Beware of the leaven of the pharisees. Real Christians don’t believe in God to be a member of a church or a country club or a citizen of the USA. Christians believe in God because He is the Supreme ruler of Heaven and Earth.
When God Almighty sends Jesus back to Earth for His bride, at that midnight cry, will you have enough oil for Your Own Lamp to keep burning? (read Matthew 25:1-13).
You must stay in connection with the Holy Spirit. Through it you receive the blessings of God. God is in Heaven and Jesus is at His right hand. By the power of the Holy Spirit, you have a light burning in your soul.
John 8:12b he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Psalm 104:4-5 Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire: Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
15 He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.19 And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
20 Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.21 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.
22 Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.23 But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.