Saturday, July 10, 2010
Who CARES is the "nowadays" attitude! To many it may not matter much if someone dies, as long as they can carry on with what is important to them.
To God it matters much if a soul dies without knowing Jesus as their Savior and Lord.
People may look down on a beggar, an addict, a criminal, an outcast, a mentally disadvantaged person, a leper or an ugly looking fellow. They may not care if the such live or die.
Thank God, He cares. To Him it does not matter how one is on the outside, it matters to Him what the "inside" looks like. And if the inside is bad, sick or afflicted, He desires that such a person would accept His offer, through the Sacrifice of His Son.
JOHN 3:16,17 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
To us as followers of Christ it should certainly matter if a person dies and more so if he/she dies without the knowledge of being saved by the Blood of Jesus and has received forgiveness of sin.
My heart cries by the thought of it. How can one reject any person, if God Himself is waiting to receive the sinner, who calls for help, with open arms? WE CAN'T AND WE SHOULD NOT!
May we have the same compassion, as the One who showed compassion on us, and showed us the Truth of His word and of His redeeming work, I pray.
Be blessed in Christ.
Minister Dr. Trudy Veerman