Of all the plot formulas in literature, perhaps the most popular and enduring is that of the epic journey. The reader who follows Frodo as he walks to Rivendell or Harry Potter as he hunts down Voldemort’s horcruxes quickly becomes a participant in the journey. Sharing in the adventure and the danger of the road, the reader realizes that he has also, in the process, made a pilgrimage into his own soul.
To say that you don’t want to go to heaven because a loved one won’t be there is to fail to understood that, no matter who you are, your greatest loved one, Jesus, is already there.
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Without getting into a big theological debate or a deep discussion about stories of people who claim to have died, spent a brief period of time in the hereafter, then come back to life…
In fact, all my interactions with non-believers over the years has led me to the conclusion that I think about, wonder about, and worry about Hell far less than people who claim it doesn’t even exist.
Face it. The day we step into eternity may come sooner than we think. In preparation for that moment, we need to know this truth-not everyone is going to heaven. How can we know for sure that we are going to heaven?
“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”
Thank you for this life you have given me, you are so good but you are also to be feared. I pray that I would always be in awe of you. You are the one that can throw body and spirit into the pit of fire.