I just finished posting (scheduling) nine blogs that will cover the month of March. Sorry, no spoiler alerts concerning them, but I will tell you it is a short story titled “The Disappearance.” I will also reveal there are nine parts to the story. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have writing it. God is gracious, for it only took nine days to write it. Since they are done in advance, I will focus on finishing my next book, “Ask Flip and Invite.”
But there is one line in the story that I cannot get away from. That line is “as it was in the days of Noah.” I posted that I recently had the opportunity to tour the life-size replica of Noah’s Ark found in Williamstown, Kentucky. So I guess this phrase has been on my mind much longer. What does it mean?
Simply put, before Jesus returns to get his church, the last days on this earth will be as corrupt as when Noah was building the ark.
“The time of the Son of Man will be just like the time of Noah—everyone carrying on as usual, having a good time right up to the day Noah boarded the ship. They suspected nothing until the flood hit and swept everything away. Luke 17: 26-27 (MSG)
In other words, no one will be thinking about Jesus returning. They will be more interested in satisfying their desires and doing what pleases them. Or taking care of business, striving to survive inflation, corrupt politicians, and making a buck.
I hope and pray you do not allow yourself to get caught up in this life but focus on seeking the kingdom of God. Doing so will serve you well.
Prayer: God, help us to stay focused on you. Knowing that we are your children and you take care of your children because your word says that you know what we have need of. Instead, Father, may we rather spread your love and the message of your saving grace. Thank you, God. Amen.
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