Watered the plants, cleaned up the dishes after dinner, put some beverages in the outside fridge, straightened up my side of the closet, and I thought I was done for the evening. I sat down here to start my post when my wife shouted from the den, “Did you take out the garbage?” No rest for the wicked. 🙂
Life has been pretty hard for me because of the Pandemic. I have underlying issues and I am basically in lock down. My wife and I go on drives to nowhere, and we enjoy that. I go for walks often. Other than that I stare at the walls
I have watched more movies in the last few months than I have in my whole lifetime.
I got to thinking recently, (it gave me a headache) why do we cling to a God who has total power over us? What do we get out of that?
Four things came to my mind:
- The Kingdom is priceless.
- There is a price to be in the Kingdom.
- There is a purpose of the Kingdom.
- There is the peace of the Kingdom.
The Kingdom is priceless
All the silver and Gold we can pile up is even close to the Kingdom. There will be golden streets, angels singing, meeting our families, and we will have a new body.
There is a Price to pay
Here is where we lose many people. They do not want to obey anyone. You can see that in our day and age right now. Mass rioting, arson, people shot, people beaten up, and heavy destruction of the businesses.
These people will face God some day and they will beg Him for mercy and He will say, “I know you not!”
However, we, as Christians, are ready to meet God. We are made righteous in God’s eyes, because we accepted Jesus into out hearts.
The purpose of the Kingdom
We will all see that the purpose of the Kingdom is for us to have a heavenly home to go to. Jesus said, I have built a mansion for you. There are many rooms there. We will be living in style with Jesus.
The Peace of the Kingdom
This is the one I really look forward to. No more pain. No more death. No more cancer, No more heart disease. The peace will overcome us through the Angels singing to us. It will be hard to comprehend, but I think we can get used to it. 🙂
Some short thoughts:
You can’t change Jesus to fit your personal needs.
When we get to Heaven, the weak will be made strong.
We can not hide from God. He knows every hair on our head.
In today’s world…God will lead us through the fires.
How about you? Are you sympathetic, towards the rioters? Do you run from God because you think He is controlling you?
I hope you are not this person. Pray for God’s forgiveness, and mercy, and He will hold you in His arms and protect you.
You are never alone.
You are never forsaken.
You are never unloved.
And above all…never, ever, give up!