When I get to heaven, what do I want to hear God say to me? I think the thing that I long to hear the most is "Well done, good and faithful servant." As I look in the Word of God at the life of Jesus, I want to see what I can do in order for Him to look at me and say, "Well done good and faithfull servant".
Believeing for money, a house, a car, a vacation, for a good job, for good weather on an important occasion, clothes, jewelry, someone to let me have what I want, to have good health, a parking place etc. is not going to cause Jesus to look into my eyes and tell me "Well done good and faithful servant". I don't think there is anything wrong with making God the center of every single aspect of my life and expecting Him to meet all my needs acording to His riches in glory. I will admit that I ask Him for great parkng places all the time and He provides them. However, I do not for one second believe that this should be the focus of my faith or my walk with Him.I know of more occasions than I can count that He has spoken to me concerning even the smallest aspects of my everyday live just to make things better for me, but that is just one drop of water in an ocean of what faith in God is all about.
I want Him to be proud of me!!! I want Him to see me do without something that I want so someone else can have it, not insist on my way, not always have to be right, go out of my way to make someone feel loved when it is not convenient for me, put others first, truly love and be loving toward someone who hates me, do what is right when no one else around me is, forgive those who wrong me instantly whether they are sorry or not, not insist on my own way, be kind, be patient, do a job well when no one is looking, be happy and content in Him and above all be a servant.
I want people to be in Heaven because the life I lived. Yet I know it won't be because of the things I got by using my faith. It will be because of the love I lived by living my faith.
A Reflector of His Bountifulness
8 years ago