I was seeing myself the way God sees me, and I cried. It was extremely painful; I was sobbing. I realized how I had dishonored His character. I had let Him down. The one person who loved me enough to send His Son to die for me, I had hurt.
When I got off the phone, I felt deep darkness settle over me. Thoughts were coming harsh and fast. You could die here. You could be sick for a very long time. I started to pray. I pleaded with God as I had never done before. I was crying out to Him.
Will we be the generation who finally tires enough of wandering in the wilderness of sin that we willingly prepare the way to receive the blessing we need to finally enter into the long, talked-about Promised Land? It is not something we can manufacture. it is only something...
Every time God says “No” it is to leave room for His “Yes” to something greater. When God told me to cancel my flight from the Philippines home, I did not know how long I would be “stuck”...sometimes those answers will only come in eternity. This time, the answer came after 80 days of lockdown.
Where do you stand when it comes to being ready for Jesus to come? It is time to self-reflect. For me, when I was growing up, I knew about heaven and I wanted to go, but I was distracted by many things — good and bad.
What did you do with your time during the coronavirus lockdown? My church had a large box of donated paperback copies of The Great Controversy which had sat in the church office for the longest time. With the extra time I had at home...
Time is short. The signs of Jesus’ soon return are becoming more vivid and real. Jesus wants to come and bring us home to heaven, but His people have not been ready. We have been lukewarm, and it is time to wake up!