TODAY’S PROPHETIC THOUGHT
God has a place in His Kingdom for everyone. Take the plunge and invite someone from your sphere of influence into His Kingdom. Step into the hero of faith that you are!
A HERO’S WELCOME
Some of my favorite memories are of seeing my family after a long trip overseas. Once, I spent a month in India and when I got home to DFW, my wife, four kids and many friends from church were there to welcome me home.
It was hard not to bawl and squawl. It was a hero’s welcome and I’ll never forget it.
When I think of homecomings, I just can’t help but think about Heaven. I have had the privilege of preaching funerals for some very close friends. To me, they were more like a homecoming. Know this: Heaven is not a place you go after you leave home.
Heaven is the home you go to after you leave this place.
I still think about my dear friend and personal secretary Paula Ledbetter. She died at the age of 37, leaving behind a loving husband and three sons. As tragic a loss as it was for us left behind, there was no doubt Paula had graduated with honors and gone home to her reward.
Over 600 people attended her funeral and many met Jesus Christ for the first time that day.
I hope you live life in a way that people know you’re a Jesus freak with a heavenly destination. Your homecoming could give orphans a home. Paula’s sure did. She was truly a hero of the faith. Are you?
In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. – John 14:2-3
TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO MAKE HEAVEN THE ETERNAL HOME OF SOMEONE WHO IS LOST. TELL THEM ABOUT JESUS SO YOU CAN HAVE A HERO’S WELCOME IN YOUR FATHER’S HOUSE.
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