Is this ALL there is to life? Tell me, is there anything more to life than just work, home, commute…work, home, commute… work, home – well, you get the idea! Do you ever feel like something's MISSING in your life? Ever feel like there’s something more that you are supposed to do? have? be?
Well, let me make it a little easier for you and hopefully put your unease at rest…THERE IS MORE! Let me say it again, THERE IS MORE! You see, you and I were created to have a relationship with God, and if we don’t (that is, if we don’t know God in a personal way), then we are missing out on the greatest, most important thing in any life -- a relationship with the Living God! The Bible tells us so in Ephesians 1:4-5 which says, “Long ago, even before He made the world, God chose us to be His very own through what Christ would do for us…His unchanging plan has always been to adopt us into His own family by sending Jesus Christ to die for us.”
Let me tell you a story. Long ago, mankind blew it. Yep, that’s right, a huge judgment error was made. And because of this error, an eternal gap grew between God and mankind. You might hear people refer to that error as sin, but what that means is that a deep, dark chasm wedged in between God and His creation. There was absolutely no way to cross the gap…no solution, no mechanism, no transportation. There was no way…that is until Jesus. That’s right…when God sent Jesus, He sent Him to die in our place, to carry our sins (places in our lives where we’ve blown it) on His back, and to forever be the way through to God. So Jesus became like a bridge for us. God’s Word tells us that, “God is on one side and all the people on the other side, and Christ Jesus, himself is between them to bring them together.” (1 Timothy 2:4).
We will never be worthy enough on our own to cross the chasm to God. The only expectation that He has of us in our salvation is that we believe in Him and that we trust Him. And when you think about it, that’s the way a bridge works for us as well. You have to believe that the bridge is truly there, otherwise you wouldn’t step out onto it. Likewise, you have to trust that once you are out on it, that it will hold you up. God wants us to believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, whom He sent to redeem us by His death and resurrection.
Our God is a good God, an awesome God who wants you to know Him. Believe me when I say this…He loves you just as you are right now, but He also loves you enough to know that you need Him in your life, and He is waiting right now for you to make the most important decision of your life. This is IT! This is what you’ve been missing. This is the time you’ve been waiting for, and the answer you’ve been looking for!
God loves you so much. YOU MATTER TO GOD! If you feel God is calling you right now, don't hesitate. God’s timing is perfect, and He has created just this time and this moment for you.
The Bible says in John 1:12, “But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.” Won’t you believe Him and accept Him right now? Join me in reading and praying this prayer… Dear Jesus, please come into my heart. I acknowledge that I have made mistakes in my life (that I am a sinner) and that I need Your cleansing blood to wash me clean and forgive me for all of my sins. I believe that You died on the cross for my sins. I ask You to come right now to live in my heart forever. Come into my life and be the Lord and Savior of my life. I surrender the control of my life to You. I love You. In Jesus' name, Amen.
God bless you richly.