Life is too short, like a puff of wind

In the world of fiction, such as in vampire stories, human lives are measured in decades instead of centuries. If our lives on earth could be immortal, what would our world be like? Would we be better at being killers? Would we all be rich? Would there be fewer people crowding our cities and streets? If we were immortal and able to fight off most diseases that ravage mankind now, what would our world be like?

The human heart, immortal or not, is ruled by its own desires and those are and always have been violent toward anyone who may have something which you don’t have. If we could be immortal, would it be worth it? Would our world be any better than it is now or would it be worse? There are no wrong answers to these questions and yet, the only answer would be that our civilization would have died long ago.

Our Creator and our only true God kept his creation from taking from the tree of Life to preclude our having immortality and some say that was wrong but in His wisdom and knowledge it was and is right. The only way that we will have immortality is through giving our hearts to Jesus and serving Him now and in eternity. Your family can have the same if they will give their hearts to Him which would allow you to be surrounded by family for all time, in service to the Creator.

Our lives don’t really have much in the way of true meaning in this life other than raising our children and living happily with our spouse, if we are lucky enough to find someone who truly loves us for who we are inside and not for something we can do for them. Jesus said, “I am the way, the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”  God gave His only Son for us all as a perfect  sacrifice for the world’s sins, if you want to have eternal (immortal) life on earth or in Heaven, give your life and heart to Him. You will not be disappointed.

Romans 8:23

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Our life in Him, His Life in us!

Some people think that Christianity is just like other religions. That there is no difference other than the person that we believe in. We still have to try hard to be good enough to “get saved” before Jesus will accept us as His. This view of doctrine is not from God’s Word.

Jesus’ words were “I will abide in you and you abide in Me”. The word translated as “abide” can mean many things like “walk, live with, or trust”. Our responsibility as Christians is to daily live as Christ would have us live. Follow Him daily or as scripture puts it “pick up your cross daily and follow Me”.

God expects us to be holy as He is holy but He knows that we cannot do this without Him. We are not able to be holy on our own, our righteousness is as “filthy rags” before a holy God. Without Jesus in your heart, nothing that you do or say can ever be “worthy” enough.

Other religions of the world try to get us to work our way toward heaven so that it is our accomplishment and our way which brings us to heaven. These religions have been and are being deceived by the ruler of this world, Satan, the adversary of God. He can and has done this for many thousands of years and is still doing it. The world doesn’t like Christians or our message because our message is against their way of life. It makes everything that they do or say look foolish because it is when judged by God’s Word.

Before the troubled times come at the end of this age, please read the Bible! Ask someone to explain it to you, pray about it and ask God to show you what you should know and what you need to know. He will if you ask.