My thoughts have turned heavy.
You see death has knocked at the gate of my world, twice lately. One in confidence of Eternal Life and one with uncertain doubts.
39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
40 But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?
41 And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss.
42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.
43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise.
And so this passage lets us know there are death-bed confessions; that JESUS will forgive and give Eternal Life to those turning to Him even at the point of death; but waiting is risky.
What if there is no time at that time to cry out to Him? What if One’s waiting has turned too long and the HOLY SPIRIT has ceased to convict? (Genesis 6:3) What if you have said “no” so many times your heart is too cold to repent and He does not offer?
44 No one can come to me unless the Father — the One who sent me — draws him. And I will raise him up on the Last Day. 45 It is written in the Prophets, ‘They will all be taught by Adonai.’ Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.
So why wait? When the HOLY SPIRIT reveals to the soul of a man, women or youth, that a Savior is needed and JESUS is that Savior, why wait? Why run the risk? Even if hell were not hot and dark; one thing it is is enough to cry out to miss it.
There is NO love there!
Here on planet earth there is a measure of love that ALL receive and give – not so there. None to give and none to receive – that is enough to make it hell! Does not the Scripture tell us GOD IS LOVE? (I John 4:15-17) So subtract HIM and you have subtracted love. That tells me friends here won’t be friends there. Get the picture? Then why wait? Why put your family through the agony of not knowing. Say YES to JESUS. Say YES now! Let your LIFE here and now give solid evidence that you have said YES! Have questions? email me
Day 93 of 2014, praying for revival in the Body of CHRIST.
Kathie Whitestone Thompson
Follower of Christ. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother. Some call me a teacher. Some say I'm a prayer warrior. A few accredit me with some writing skills. Me? I say I'm a work in slow progress, looking for perfection in eternity and until then having all the holy fun I know how.