“See, the Lord is coming with thousands and thousands of his holy ones to judge everyone, and to convict all the ungodly of all the ungodly acts they have done the ungodly way, and of all the harsh words ungodly sinners have spoken against him.”
The past several weeks the various news programs have all been concentrating on the indictments that were supposed to be issued by the Federal Grand Jury against several people in our government. This reminds me so much of the above scripture as God will someday come back and either convict us and send us to our punishment in Hell, or will judge us worthy of spending eternity with him in Heaven. This makes me think of the old saying “is there enough evidence to convict you of being a Christian.” Have we done enough good deeds during our lives to prove to God that we deserve to be in Heaven with him? Have we repented of our sins and asked him into our heart and then obeyed his commands and done his will for our lives? These are questions we all need to consider as it could be today or tomorrow when we may have to stand before God and be judged on our lives. God tells us throughout the Bible what it takes to be a Christian and the life we need to live to be judged worthy of entering Heaven and to live with him. If Jesus came back today do we feel comfortable with the life we have lived and know that we would be found worthy or is there doubt in our lives. This is something we seriously need to consider, and if there is any doubt begin to change our lives so that we would be confident of the verdict. If you have not asked Jesus into your heart as your Lord and Savior, today is critical as you may not have tomorrow and your judgement will be sealed.
Pastor Robert William Brock My Daily Devotional Volume One