We may not care too much about what others think of us – but, what of God? I care about what God thinks of my life, and what He thinks determines our future. It is He that will write our names in eternity.
Where one’s name is written matters; it matters a whole lot. Whatever “list” it’s found on identifies the pathway one has chosen to walk in their life. For those who have lived life for themselves without any regard to the Father will not receive the invitation to that glorious event. Opposite of that, he who has managed to live this life in a manner which pleases Him (a life hidden in Christ), will find themselves not only invited, but will arrive in style as an active participant. “I heard a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying ‘Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to the Lord our God!’” (Revelation 19:1, NKJV). Oh, what a day that will be!
I hope today’s devotional will encourage the path you walk toward Him today. Blessings.
“And the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works,” Revelation 20:12
“He’s making a list, checking it twice; Gonna find out who’s naughty and nice,” (Santa Clause is Coming to Town, J. Fred Coots, Henry Gillespie (©) 1934). For most of us being on the “naughty list” is synonymous with that old Christmas jingle, a song that was sung to inspire children to be on their best behavior lest they be left out of the gift-giving that year. “The list” would tell whether one received a lump of coal or not.
While the idea of Santa Claus and his lists are very much fictional, the stark realities of records being kept are very much true. A lump of coal would be the least of our worries, for when one stands before the “great white throne and Him who sat…
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