- Ecclesiastes 3:11 – God has created us with an innate curiosity about eternal things.
- Exodus 3:13 – God exists in the most fundamental sense. “I AM WHO I AM.”
- I Chronicles 16:36
- John 8:56-59 – The Jews immediately realized that Jesus was making a claim to deity.
Preparing for eternity must be our priority!
- Psalms 39 – Our life is short compared to eternity.
- Luke 12:15-21 – What if I build up and save for retirement and not for eternity?
- “Let me know how transient I am.” – Psalm 39
- Colossians 3:1-5
- How many minutes did you spend last week preparing for eternity?
Thinking about eternity gives us patience for justice and comfort.
- Revelation 2:8-11
- The suffering may be bad now, but the reward lasts forever.
- Romans 8:18
- I Peter 5:7
Eternal salvation moves us to TREMENDOUS GRATITUDE!!!
- Hebrews 5:9
- II Corinthians 4:17-18
- 2 Timothy 2:10
- I Peter 5:10