(The day for the final judgment had come. The Lamb of God was seated on the great white throne. In front of Him was a big book labeled: “THE BOOK OF LIFE”. There were other books also which kept record of every human being’s life. Billions of people & myriads of angels were gathered before His throne. Each person was called by name & was judged according to his deeds. Jesus read out every detail of their lives. Every deed, every thought, every idle word was brought to Light. Some of them cried as all the evil things done by them were revealed. Some of them praised God. After reading out every detail, the judgement was announced. All those whose name was written in “THE BOOK OF LIFE” were granted permission to enter Heaven & receive everlasting life. The Lord looked at the others & with a tear in His eye banished them to suffer torment eternally in the fires of hell.)
The above picture shows us how frightening will be that Day. Just imagine when all the evil thoughts that we thought & the wicked deeds that we did will be revealed in front of all the people. For sure, some of us will be ashamed of ourselves. Every action, whether good or bad, is on record: the gentle touch and the brutal blow; the time you helped your neighbor when he was sick, and the time you cheated on your wife or husband and nobody found out; the check you wrote to help needy children, and the shady business deal that made you richer at someone else's expense; the days you worked hard and the nights you got drunk. God has a complete record of your best actions, your worst, and everything in between. The worst part will be when the Lord pronounces judgement. Some of us will enter Heaven & be with the Lord eternally. However, some of us will be banished to suffer eternally in hell. How sorrowful will it be to see our near & dear ones suffer in hell. The choice is always ours. We can choose to accept the Lord Jesus Christ as our personal Saviour & enter Heaven or suffer in hell.
Dear friends, flee from the wrath to come. Turn your life over to Jesus. Depend on him to put your name in his book of life, and commit yourself to living in such a way that when the details of your life are exposed at the final judgment, the evidence will show that you belong to the Lord. When your name is in the book of life, you don't have to live in terror of the final judgment. Also preach the gospel to everyone you can so that not even a single child of God will be lost.
“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved”. (Romans 10:9)
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)
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