Christians must be committed to both Gospel and Law. The Law asks, “WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?).” The Gospel asks, “WDJD (What Did Jesus Do?).” Both of these questions are vital for the Christian.
None of us are promised tomorrow. We will all eventually have to stand before the Holy God and give an account for our lives. Our God will judge both the living and the dead, and he has only provided one means of escape from this judgement.
When we invest merely in this life, our investments will eventually be lost. However, when we invest in the life to come, it is eternally secure. What are you doing now to invest in eternity?
God chose to save you in order to use you. We’re not saved BY our good works, but we are saved UNTO good works.
When a person is fulfilled in Christ, they are actually enabled to enjoy God’s temporal blessings in this life more, not less.
James 4:14 says, “What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.” The inescapable reality that each of us will one day die should not cause us to panic, but to make the most of this life for the glory of God.