How to Know You're Ready for Eternity
And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son (1 John 5:11).
When Sir William Ramsay was executed in 1683, the English patriot took his watch out of his pocket, gave it to his doctor on his way to the gallows, and said, “Here, take my timepiece. I have no need of it now, for I am dealing with eternity.”
Your time is ticking. And if you just put your hand on your heart, you can feel those heartbeats as if they were saying, “Quickly, quickly, quickly, quickly.” Then one day, they stop. And while death is sure and life is so brief, God gives you this life as an opportunity to prepare for the future because everyone will live forever somewhere.
My soul and your soul will go on endless, dateless, and measureless throughout all eternity. You’ll be alive a thousand years from now. You’ll be alive 10 billion years from now, either in heaven or hell. So don’t miss this opportunity!
So, here’s the question I have for you today: Are you ready for eternity? Are you ready for that day you move from this life to the next? The only way to be 100% sure is to confess in your heart that Jesus is Lord and trust in Him for the forgiveness of your sins. When you do that, you’ll be ready to deal with the eternity that everyone will one day face.
Every person will one day enter eternity. So make sure you’re ready by trusting in Jesus Christ to forgive your sins.