Friday, June 12, 2009

A storm a-brewin

Yesterday Seth calls me outside to see something 'awesome!' I walk out to find all the men of the cul-de-sac with their heads thrown back looking up to this sight..

The wind was blowing and the clouds were coming in like waves. The whites, grays, and blacks were tumbling in at about the same speed of the ocean...
T turns to one of our neighbors and says, "now if you look around in 2 minutes and you are all alone - I would highly suggest you have a quick discussion with God." Now it was just a joke, and we all laughed. And the guy defensively says, "Oh, I'm saved!"

But what if... what if that would have been the event, the time, and the moment that God chose to take his bride home? What if others were looking up to the swirling, beautiful sky and were instantly standing by themselves? And what if that were you and not my neighbor - do your neighbors know you are saved or do you hide it very well? Are you being nice, doing good deeds, and 'hoping' others find out you are a Christian? Just so they can 'hopefully' put two and two together to figure out and somehow want what you have?

Just saying, just thinking. Cause who knows when that moment may be. And do you want to know that your neighbor may be standing there looking up.... alone? Or worse yet, what if you were left here.... alone. Cause once that day comes, and it WILL come, there will be no second chance at an easy out and I for one, am so glad I will not be looking up to the Heavens in wonder.

Matthew 24: 36- 42: No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left. Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left.

"Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come."

Romans 10:9 "That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, then you will be saved."


Anonymous said...

Those are some awesome clouds. I would be scared out of my pants had I have seen those clouds.

Steve said...

Good post and truth. One day it will happen, where Jesus will step out and say, Come up hither. Pray for my children, I have two that would be left behind.

Lisa and David said...

Spectacular pictures!