Eternal Life, John 5:24

August 08, 2010

 

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.” John 5:24


Do you ever stop and think about eternity? As a follower of Jesus Christ I look forward to the day when I will leave this earth and join my Lord in His Kingdom. When my burden seems more than I can bear it encourages me to know that my assignment here is only temporary. It’s to that day when I will join my Lord that I press towards.


It seems that life is passing me by at the speed of light these days. Monday blurs into Friday and problems come and go. As I grow older I realize that the only constant thing that I have as I pass through time is the council and wisdom that I receive while reading my Bible and talking with God.


His Word gives me peace, makes me strong and gives me eternal perspective. When I listen to God, rather than the voices of men, things also become much clearer. I give up my desire to run in a worldly race that I cannot win, in order to receive and cherish a gift that no one can ever take away from me; the free gift of eternal life.


Lord Jesus, thank you for the joy and promise of eternal life that you have put before me. Thank you for knowing me, for understanding me, and for still loving me. How I long to be with you in paradise. Until that day comes Lord, please have your way with me and lead me patiently through this life as your child.


Eternal Life, John 5:24. VerseVisions® Modern Christian Art, 2008. Revelations from God Collection. Copyright © 2008 by Mark Lawrence. All Rights Reserved.

Original and inspiring large fine-art prints and canvases by abstract, contemporary artist Mark Lawrence of Alpharetta, Georgia.


 





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