War is Coming - and so is Eternity

By Daniel Valles, Posted to Editor's Blog: 07/28/2014
 

When I first published my article on Does the Book of Revelation Describe a Nuclear War, numerous people scoffed at the possibility of a nuclear war, especially with Russia. However, we have seen world events escalate in the past months to bring to head various resentments and divisions between Russia and the US. The world is rapidly changing. The quote from the Financial Times by Putin’s friend sums it up well: “There is a war coming in Europe,” he said. “Do you really think this matters?”

The purpose of being informed is not to satisfy morbid curiosity - it is so you know what you need to do for your life, family, and eternity.  Ask yourself the exact same rhetorical question he posed, but relate it to activities you are currently involved with: Do you really think _____ matters? Get close for God, first and foremost; secondly, get busy for God and eternity. Time is running out! As I have repeatedly shown through our various infographics and articles, we are on the very threshold of final end-time events being fulfilled. Your opportunities of ministry toward lasting eternal value are rapidly diminishing - get busy! Throw the idle pastimes out of your life and get busy!!!” [Related: The Great Commandment]

Many Christians are so caught up in preparing for war that they neglect to prepare for eternity first and foremost:

Luke 12:43-47 - “Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath. But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.”

Romans 13:12 - “The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.” Maranatha.

 

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