The scripture for today, January 11, is 2nd Peter 1:11 as found in the New Testament of the Bible:
“And you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”
How often do we forget that earth is not our home? As an old gospel song says, “We’re just traveling through.” Do we really believe that? If someone told us tomorrow that we were going to die, would we go into a panic? Would we beg God to let us live another ten or twenty years? Would we feel this was the beginning of the end?
To a Christian, our dying is the end of the beginning. We have a whole “life” ahead of us in heaven. A never-ending life. Do we live like we believe it? Will we die looking forward to it?