Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:15
"See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;
Insights: Today’s verse sets before us the choice we all have to make. The Father told the children of Israel the parameters that were set before them. Those parameters were life and death. They were either going to choose life with the Lord God or they were going to choose rebellion and turn away from Him. If they chose rebellion then they would die and be separated from the love of the Father. Those two choices are all we still have this day. We are either going to spend eternity with God or we are going to spend eternity separated from God’s love and grace. Let me interject here another truth in regards to this decision making process. If you say, “I will wait and make that decision later,” then you have already chosen death and eternal separation from the Father. In other words, you are not promised tomorrow. You are not promised another hour of life. You are not promised another minute of life. If you were to die this very minute and had said, “I will wait and make that decision later,” then you would have chosen death. Jesus Christ came to this earth to die for your sins and purchase a place for you in eternity with Him. The only way you can enter into that eternity is to receive His grace gift of sacrifice as your atoning work. In other words, you must cry out to Jesus and ask Him to save you from your sin and to give you eternal life through Him. At the end of the day, these two options the Lord gives to us in today’s verse are the only options that we have—life or death. It is my prayer you choose life.
- Which choice are you going to choose, life or death?
- Do you understand that to say, “I will wait and make that decision later” is the same as choosing death?
Prayer: Father, this decision is the most important decision we as humanity will ever make. We will either spend eternity with You or in eternity separated from Your love and grace in the Lake of Fire I choose life, Father and thank You for this gift of grace. Amen.