Finally, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:8-9

Friday, July 24, 2009

SO BEAUTIFUL...SO TERRIBLE


I WONDER whether people who ask God to interfere openly and directly in our world quite realise what it will be like when He does.


When that happens, it is the end of the world... When the author walks onto the stage, the play is over.


God is going to invade, all right: but what is the good of saying you are on His side then, when you see the whole universe melting away like a dream and something else -- something it never entered your head to conceive -- comes crashing in; something so beautiful to some of us and so terrible to others that none of us will have any choice left.



For this time it will be God without disguise; something so overwhelming that it will strike either irresistible love or irresistible horror into every creature. It will be too late then to choose your side. There is no use then saying that you choose to lie down when it has become impossible to stand up. That will not be the time for choosing; it will be the time when we discover which side we really have chosen, whether we realised it before or not.



Now, today, this moment, is our chance to choose the right side. God is holding back to give us that chance. It will not last for ever. We must take it or leave it.- C.S. Lewis"Mere Christianity"

1 comment:

Patricia said...

Truly I have pledged my heart unto the Lord Jesus Christ...may He give me Strength to stand in any time of trouble..Thank you for the Word coming forth and the Word from Bro. Wilkerson..God's Blessings be Yours, Pattypie