Old Testament time: Mankind was given “time” by God. He created light, and separated it from dark. He called the light “day”, and the dark “night”. That was day one. (Gen. 1:3-5) Pastor Robert Morris says, time gives us stability, and rhythm to life. During eternity, there will be no need for time. Jesus operates in a whole different realm than we do. He is not bound by time. He can go back in time, and forward in time, in no time.
Abraham’s wife, Sarah, had time reversed for her body and appearance. She did not look like an old grandma when she had Isaac at the age of 90, but like a beautiful young woman. So much so, while Abraham was camping in Gerar, he lied, and said she was his sister so he would not be killed for actually being her husband. (Gen. 20:1-18)
New Testament time: When Jesus’ mother, Mary, asked her son to turn water into wine, while at a wedding, he answered her request. One of the wedding guest commented the host saved the best wine for last. Good wine takes 2 years to make. How did Jesus do it? I’m not sure, but I believe he could, can and did. Mary believed as well. (John 2:1-11)
Your time: I heard a testimony the other day where a kid closed the car door on his hand. His mother prayed that his hand would go back to how it felt 2 minutes before the accident. When she got done praying, he said his hand didn’t hurt any more.
Why am I sharing this? There is a realm, we who call ourselves believers, need to move into. The realm of possibilities that Jesus lives in. A realm that is not bound by time. Being “Christ like” can be for these days, and not just after we arrive in heaven. Why now? Because as we approach the last days our faith will need to be stronger. We will need to know the impossible has always been possible, if we just learn to believe it, and ask for it, like Mary did. We don’t have to know how, but that it can be done. The Holy Spirit is sharing this with others around the world. Jesus will help us and welcome us into this new realm of believing and living. In fact he will probably say, “It’s about time!”
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