Like a Thief in the Night

Have you ever been robbed? In December of 1989, just before Christmas, I returned home from college one afternoon to find our back door standing wide open. It had been kicked in by thieves who had robbed our home and the home of my aunt and uncle down the road. All of our Christmas presents and many valuable things had been stolen from us. We were devastated. Needless to say, the burglars did not give us any warning that they were coming.

That’s just how the Bible describes the second coming of Christ in judgment. Continue reading

Are You Ready? By Ron Boatwright

According to our Lord, the vast majority of people are not ready for the Judgment and will be lost forever in eternity, but only a few are ready to go to Heaven (Matthew 7:13-14).  We are told in Amos 4:12 to “Prepare to meet your God”.  We have two appointments that have already been made for each of us and which we will definitely keep.  Hebrews 9:27 says, “It is appointed unto man once to die, but after this the Judgment.”  These appointments cannot be canceled. Continue reading

And Then What?

 A young man and an old man talked one day.

Said the boy, “I think I’ll go away

From Dad’s old house . . . don’t know just

                                         when.”

The old man listened and asked, “What then?”

“I guess I’ll have some fun in town

The first few years . . . then settle down

And get a job and earn a lot.” Continue reading

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