The word is still get ready

24 Sep

September 23rd is past. My unpacked bags are still in the attic and I and my family are still here–as I predicted.

“But you should never lose sight of this fact, dear friends, that time is not the same with the Lord as it is with us—to him a day may be a thousand years, and a thousand years only a day. It is not that he is dilatory about keeping his own promise as some men seem to think; the fact is that he is very patient towards you. He has no wish that any man should be destroyed. He wishes that all men should come to repent. Yet it remains true that the day of the Lord will come as suddenly and unexpectedly as a thief. In that day the heavens will disappear in a terrific tearing blast, the very elements will disintegrate in heat and the earth and all that is in it will be burnt up to nothing.” (2 Peter 3:9 Phillips translation)

Plan as if Jesus is not returning for a thousand years; live as if He is coming before day is done.

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