“Restore to me the joy of Your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me.”
Psalms 51:12 NIV
We might ask: “How did people in Noah’s day respond to the warning of God’s coming judgment?”
The same way they’re responding today.
🤔 Makes you truly think! Life is so very short! Yeah, yeah, yeah… for giggles, I looked up world oldest person: US-born Spaniard Maria Branyas is 116-years-old and took the title of oldest person in the world earlier in 2023 after the death of Sister Andre at 118. Yet, before
Then the LORD said, “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.”Gen. 6:3
Seriously, what is the quality of life beyond this age? Key question is: “And then what?”
When we die as believers, we are with Him. And we keep being with Him after our bodily resurrection and the world is made new. However, when someone dies apart from Jesus, they enter eternity carrying the weight of their offenses against an infinite and holy God and are judged accordingly by Him.
And we pray:
LORD, Even if I don’t know how to speak to You. I lay down my heart before You. You Know my ALL. For You are my beginning and my end. Help me, LORD! I need You, life seems to stretch on…the number of my days is Known. When Hezekiah pleaded that his life would be prolonged, Father LORD, You said, “I will heal thee: . . . And I will add unto thy days fifteen years. . . .” (2 Kings 20:5-6.) Father, if we knew what You have awaiting us, we would be impatient, yet You have set our days, teach us LORD to utilize every second of our existence to Your glory, Amen.
Father, You used the apostle Paul amazingly! Use me LORD. Your will be done in my life, I pray in Jesus’ Name, Amen.