Afraid of the future?

“There is no fear in love.  But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment.  The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”  1 John 4:18.

I must not fear the ending.

If I die, there will be judgment.  How will I do on Judgment Day?

When I owned up to being a sinner and realized that there would be consequences for my sinfulness, I was afraid.  And rightly so.

When I realized that God had done something about my sins and their consequences, I was interested in knowing more.

When I believed that Jesus had died specifically for my sins, I accepted what He had done for me.

When I realized that there was more than sin clearance available from God, I wanted more.

When I brought His Holy Spirit into my life to run it, I enabled Him to guide me in rightly representing Him.

Fear?  My future is in His Care.  He is with me now and He will be with me in the after-life.

Judgment Day will be a test I am certain to ace.  Why?  My sins and their consequences have been taken care of.  Before a holy and righteous God, I stand completely in the clear!  Hallelujah.

Conclusion: I must live now with His overwhelming Love overflowing everywhere I can reach.

 

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