"It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with Him." -Daniel 2:22
"Do not fear, for I am with you..." -Isaiah 43:5
"...we are not presenting our supplications before You on account of any merits of our own, but on account of Your great compassion." -Daniel 9:18

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Partial Book Review

As I continue to read, "What In The World Is Going On?" by Dr. David Jeremiah, I am struck by the similarities between what he talks about the life of Christians in the end times, to mine and Al's lives today. In his chapter that deals with the Rapture, the USA and their role in end times, we are to be in anticipation of Christ's shout that only Christians will hear. The sound that will call those in Christ who are already "asleep", then those still alive, to join Him in heaven.
This waiting in anticipation is a feeling I am very familiar with at the moment. Waiting to sell our property, waiting to find a job, waiting to see if Al's company keeps him employed, waiting for our new grandchild... It seems that everything about our lives is in a state of limbo, waiting upon the Lord.
In all the discussion about signs and prophecies that point to Christ's return, we must remember that, as Christians, we will have no signs, or warnings before that shout. We will be way long gone before all those other signs and prophecies come to pass. This is what I believe as one who believes in Pre-Tribulation Rapture. And what a comfort that is! We won't have to endure the fall of the USA. We won't have to endure the total meltdown of the world's moral and social structure. Al will be cancer-free and whole again.
So, be on your guard....release the hold that the things of this world have upon you....rejoice in anticipation of the time when our Lord returns only for those of us who serve Him in our hearts. Be at your God-assigned post, working, waiting and watching.

This book is very interesting, exhiliarating and thought-provoking. I value any work based upon scripture that gives us reasons to examine our lives and how they are impacting the Kingdom of God.
I serve at the pleasure of the King.

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