The promise of the
Lord’s return can be found throughout the Word of God. John 14:1-3 says, “Let not your heart be
troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it
were not so, I would have told you. I go
to prepare a place for you. And if I go and
prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that
where I am, there ye may be also.” Acts
1:11 promises, “Which also said, Ye men of
The question is, are we ready if the Lord should return today?
A tourist was exploring the sights of
“You’re welcome to come in, and I’m glad to have you as a guest.”
The man began to tour the grounds and asked the gardener, “Is the owner here today?”
The gardener replied, “Oh no, he’s away.”
“When was the last time you saw him?” he asked.
“Oh, I’ve never really seen him,” said the gardener, “but he promised he would come back.” The tourist could not believe his ears. “But you have everything so beautiful. It looks as if he’s coming tomorrow.” “Could be today,” replied the gardener. “That’s the reason I keep his garden so beautiful.”
Every child of God should live that way–as if Christ is coming back today.
Someone has said, “We should be living as if Christ died yesterday, rose this morning, and is coming back this afternoon.” He is coming again, and I believe soon. Are you ready?
✞ Be ready and stay ready. The Lord is coming.
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