Isaiah 40;3-The voice of him who cries out, “Prepare the way of the Lord
in the wilderness, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
Malachi 3:1-I will send My messenger, and he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple, even the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight. He is coming, says the Lord of Hosts.
Forerunner-called prodromos in the greek and is defined as a precursor, forerunner, advance guard. A person running ahead to reach the destination before others, a running forward, going in advance – i.e. arriving safely in advance for the benefit of others who also need to get there.
In these 2 passages of scripture, both Prophets, Isaiah and Malachi prophesied the coming of the "forerunner" (John the Baptist) hundreds of years before his arrival.
John would come as a voice crying out in the wilderness and fulfill his task as the "forerunner" who would prepare the way (hearts of the people) for their long awaited Savior, " JESUS CHRIST."
This preparation starts with preaching repentance for the forgiveness of sins, baptism and the coming of the long awaited Jewish Messiah who will come and save His people.
John goes on to describe Jesus as "One" being mightier than John. One who John says that he himself is not even worthy to stoop down and untie the straps of His shoes.
Prepare ye the way of the Lord! That is exactly what I am attempting to do today through these blog messages that I daily post.
Are you a "forerunner" for Christ in these perilous times in which we live? If not, it is time to do so!
It is time for America to repent. It is time for the world to repent. It is time for all of us to prepare to one day meet Jesus for scripture declares without a doubt that He is coming back.
You can mock God all you want through rejection of the Gospel, but I believe that the Word of God is true and if you refuse to prepare to meet Christ, if you refuse to repent for the forgiveness of your sins and seek ye the face of the Lord, you will have many regrets when you transition from life to eternity.
Death is one appointment we all will keep. How we prepare now will determine our eternal destination.
Hebrews 9:27-And it is appointed unto men once to die, but after that the judgment.
Have you repented for the forgiveness of your sins? Are you preparing your hearts through the washing of the Word of God daily?
Now is the time to prepare ye the way for the Lord to enter in so that our lives can be transformed to His likeness.
Jesus is the only way to heaven!
Believe what you may but scripture declares in John 14:6-Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
Galatians 6:7- Be not deceived. God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows, that will he also reap.
The call to everyone in this world that is breathing is "PREPARE YE THE WAY" for Christ is coming back!
I pray you will be ready to meet Him. If you are not yet, ready, today is the day of salvation!! Seek ye the Lord while He may be found.