“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade- kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.” (1 Peter 1:3-5)
Freshman year in college I had to read a book called “Things fall apart.” Maybe you’ve read the book. Honestly, I have no recollection what the book was about, except for the title, “Things fall apart.”
How true that is about life! Things fall apart. Things constantly fall apart. They rust, they break, they decay, they mold. There’s nothing in this life that’s truly reliable and lasting. Why treasure it?
There is something that is lasting, something that won’t ever perish, spoil or fade. That’s the inheritance that God has won for you in heaven! Jesus died, Jesus rose, that means your sins are forgiven and that God has an inheritance waiting for you that’s far better, far greater, far more wonderful than you could ever imagine!
So, treasure what is lasting, treasure what is eternal, treasure your forgiveness, treasure your salvation, treasure what God tells you in His Word!
That won’t ever fall apart!
Praising God, just like you,