Hebrews 9:28 so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many, and He will appear a second time, not to bear sin but to save those who eagerly wait for Him.
Are you ready to meet Jesus? You do know He is coming back right?
Earth is our place of preparation for eternity.
Everyone of us will individually decide the eternal destination of our souls. Yes, we all have a choice to make and the time to make it is not as long as you think.
The Apostle James declares that our life is a vapor that appears for a little while and then it’s gone.
Salvation? Will this be your lot when Christ returns? If not, it is time to prepare to one day meet Him. We all will give as answer to what we have done with our lives, be it good or evil.
When Christ died animal sacrifices were no longer needed for they were a temporary, symbol of atonement for the sins of man as a foreshadow of what was to come through Christ Jesus.
When Jesus came to earth in the flesh over 2k years ago He offered His body as a living sacrifice once and for all at the cross on a hill called Calvary.
Christ’s once and for all sacrifice of Himself for our sins far exceeds the Old Testament sacrifices that were made each year on behalf of the people.
When Christ comes again, for those of us who have accepted God’s atoning work at the cross as our payment for our sins by faith, we can look forward to salvation, and not judgment.
When Christ returns, who we are in Him will be revealed. We will not be as we are but we shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye.
1 Corinthians 15:51-52 Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed. In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.
This text before us reminds ALL OF US on today that Jesus, the Groom will return for His bride, the church, who is you and I that are saved. Those that have put their faith and trust in Christ alone.
When Christ return the marriage between the Groom and the Church will be consummated. He will complete our salvation so we MUST be ready to meet Him.
Have you been born again? Let’s listen to what Jesus told Nicodemus and to all who stand in Nicodemus shoes today. John 3:7 You should not be surprised at my saying, 'You must be born again.
Jesus defeated sin and eternal death by the shedding of His blood and His resurrection 3 days later.
Are you ready to meet Christ? Are you planning on spending eternity with Him or apart from Him?
What are your plans for the final destination of your soul? With God or apart from God?
Romans 10:9 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Preparing for eternity! Are you making preparations?
Which gate have you entered in on earth? The wide gate of destruction where many are traveling or the narrow gate where only a few travel?
The time to prepare to meet Christ is now!