Monday, November 16, 2009
"Now brothers, about times and dates we do not
need to write to you, for you know very well that
the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
While people are saying, 'Peace and safety,'
destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor
pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
But you, brothers, are not in darkness that this day
should surprise you like a thief.
You are all sons of the light and sons of the day.
We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.
So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep,
but let us be alert and self-controlled."
1Thessalonians 5: 1-6
The Lord will come like a thief in the night while majority of the people least expect of it. People who are living in sin and worldly pleasures have already developed a hardened heart. Since they refused to listen to the still small voice of the Holy Spirit warning them of an impending doom if they continue to disregard His voice in their conscience and still continue to wallow in sinful living, their hearts became hardened and their conscience became immune to the voice of God. Most of these people turn to hollow philosophies and other deceptive teachings to justify their evil ways. When the Lord comes, their evil ways will be exposed and they will receive their due punishment. Not so with the children of light who keeps their spiritual fire burning in their hearts. They live in total obedience to the will of the Lord and live righteous lives. They are ever expectant of the eventual coming of the Lord and are praying hard and trusting God to overcome their trials in life.
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Posted by: Mel Avila Alarilla
Spiritual/Word of God/Gospel