Morning Meditation – A Pre-Race Event

“I tell you brothers: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.” (1 Corinthians 15:50, ESV)

The return of Christ is a real moment in time – pinned on a calendar in heaven.  Only the father knows the exact date.  The reunion has been settled.  Even angels have foreseen it with anticipatory joy, and have longed for this age to be completed.

In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul speaks of this future date where a real “trumpet will sound” and “all shall be changed…in the twinkling of an eye…the perishable (will put) on the imperishable.”  We will receive new immortal bodies.  And only then, will we be able to say, “Death is swallowed up in victory.” (1 Corinthians 15:50-55)

The “death” problem is real; every human being has to face it.  Bodies degrade over time.  Someday, something will take us all out.  The game clock is running; and time is going to come to an end.

Jesus gives us a better hope than what we can find in this world alone.  Although it is true that there is joy in becoming all the Lord has destined us to be; we must also be rooted in a hope better than the 80 some odd years we’ve been given.

So, encourage yourself.  Be hope to others.  Our time here is only the pre-race event to eternity.

9 thoughts on “Morning Meditation – A Pre-Race Event

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  3. Wow! I love love love this you have spoken today! I have a rapture blog too I set up on tumbler! I have a connect group too, its called Rapture Ready…
    Pastor I do believe we are indeed THE GENERATION that will see CHRIST coming back! I do believe we will be raptured too and before tribulations start because GOD knows how to rescue HIS PPL! 2 Peter 2:9.

    I had a rapture dream when I was 17 years old and I will never forget it! I saw JESUS face to face! I would love to share my dream with you too!!!!! GOD has indeed been pouring out HIS spirit here!

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  4. joyfullyhis1

    That day is coming, it’s guaranteed, sealed by promise! It’s like having a trip to a big family reunion planned, all bought and paid for. Your looking forward to it and it’s getting closer to the date! Hallelujah!

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