Could you imagine if all you ever heard was Jesus?
There are over 250 million proclaimed Christians in the United States. I’m not going to debate that number (even though I could) but use it to show something quite shocking. Stats on the web show that in order for a topic to trend on Twitter, it needs approximately 30 tweets every 5 seconds. If approximately 500,000 people tweeted once per day something about Jesus, he would never leave number 1. Jesus would be the most talked about (trending) topic on Twitter every single day. And that’s only 500,000. Could you imagine if 1 million? 100 million? Instead of Jesus, we get trending topics like #20ThingsIDontLike or #CyberMonday. Those are just today’s most recent trends. Other days, it’s the name of the latest celebrity to get pregnant, or divorced, or both. For a while it was all politics. Food probably lands there from time to time. It is just ridiculous to think that anything other than Jesus would be number 1.
He is the Savior of the World, your Savior if you call yourself a Christian. Through none other will you receive the eternal security that you so dearly hold onto.
So how about you personally? What do you talk about? What trends in your life? As Christians, we are called to glorify God in all we do (1 Cor 10:31). Are we glorifying God when we spend so much time talking about the things we do? I know I’m not! It’s time I examined my life and so should you. The examination has to take place every day. I ask you join me in praying a simple prayer now…..
“Father forgive me for the time I have wasted on selfish and futile things. May I always live to honor and glorify you”.
Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, the dinner table, the grocery store line, your job or school, it’s time Jesus is trending number 1 in your life.
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There are performance guarantees and money back guarantees.You can get them in durations of days, months, years and even a lifetime. Unfortunately most of those guarantees have loopholes. The fine print is so small you couldn’t see it with a microscope. You void the guarantee as soon as you get it.
And even if you find the perfect-no-loopholes-guarantee, it will only last until you die. Then you don’t need to care, right?
That type of thinking may work with products and services, but not our actual lives. There is a huge debate in regards to what happens after you die. That debate leads to many conversations and HUGE amounts of worry. People are freaked out by death.
But what if there was a guarantee for life (against death)?
I’ve got one for you. Clear as day, for you to read and receive even right now.
“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord”
Those beautiful words were penned by the apostle Paul in the Book of Romans (Rom 6:23). It is a signed, sealed, and delivered guarantee that if you accept Jesus Christ as Lord of your life you are given the gift of eternal life. This means that you do not have to fear death. NOT NOW, NOT EVER! You may experience a tragedy and leave this earth early or you may not wake up from a good night’s sleep at some point, but that isn’t death. That’s the beginning of the rest of your life loving, worshiping, and experiencing Jesus face to face.
So what are you waiting for? This isn’t a guarantee that will cost you a thing. It was bought and paid for over two thousand years ago.
All you need to do is accept it!
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