Waiting Until The Last Minute

Luk 10:20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

SOME PEOPLE WAIT TIL THE LAST MINUTE

Those who wait until the last minute are at risk of not making it at all. Did you ever miss the bus as a kid?

5 foolish virgins

Mat 25:5 While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Mat 25:6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.

they missed the bus

Mat 25:3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Mat 25:10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.

BE YE THEREFORE READY

Luk 12:40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

HE IS COMING

Luk 12:40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.tetur.

WHEN?

Luk 12:40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

AS A THEIF

Luk 12:39 And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, 

QUICKLY

Rev 22:12  I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

WHAT AM I GETTING READY FOR

YOU HAVE A DEVINE APPOINTMENT

Luk 12:40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

Heb 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
Heb 9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

DOES EVERYONE NEED TO BE READY?

Rom 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

EVERY PERSON

Php 2:10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;

THE BOOK OF LIFE

Rev 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

JUDGEMENT

Rev 20:13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their work

REJOICE

Luk 10:20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

EXAMINE YOURSELF

Perfomance

2Co 13:5 Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?

Engagements

1Co 11:28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.

Flexibility

Psa 26:2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.

HOW DO I GET READY?

BELIEVE AND BE BAPTIZED

Mar 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

BAPTISM DOES SAVE

1Pe 3:21 The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Chris

WATER AND SPIRIT

Joh 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

RECEIVE THE HOLYGHOST

Act 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost