John 17:15, Matthew 7:21-23
Toward the beginning of Jesus’ final prayer over his disciples after the last Supper he says, “Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.” Since eternal life is possibly the most important thing we can have, it might be worth looking at what it means to know God and Jesus.
Luke 18:18-30 & 19:1-10
Two well-known stories are the Rich Young Ruler and a rich tax collector named Zacchaeus. Both were wealthy, but one became poor and the other became richer. Interestingly, these two stories are sandwich the story of a poor blind beggar who became possibly the richest of the three.
Left Behind: is a series of 16 best-selling novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins dealing with the dispensationalist, pre-tribulation, pre-millennial, eschatological interpretation of the Biblical apocalypse. Whew! So says Wikipedia. As we move from last week’s “personal end of time on earth,” what does the Bible say about the end of time on earth for everyone?