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On the Road to Forever
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The holiday season has once again faded into another memory and hopefully it was another good one for everyone. The New Year has brought about more concerns with the doubtful economy, it’s another election year, and of course the Mayan calendar ends December 21st, which has a lot of people all shook up.

There are people coming out of the woodwork claiming to have knowledge about the end of the world and believing that the Mayan people had a terrestrial insight into the date it will all happen. Experts in the Mayan culture and other cultures, experts in the interpretations of the writings of Nostradamus and other soothsayers, and experts in the field of astrology are all getting on the bandwagon to parade their “possible logical conclusions” over the airwaves and through the Internet straight into your gullible conscience. Isn’t this going to be fun?

I think they can actually top the destruction of the world predicted in February 1962 when the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn all aligned in a total solar eclipse. When the earth didn’t explode, the “Dawning of the Age of Aquarius” was born and the zodiac began to rule the day. Many people claim that every time the planets align, which has happened several times in my lifetime, rare things happen to the people of planet earth. Maybe so. I mean the full moon does bring out the werewolf in us sometimes, doesn’t it? I can’t wait to see what happens Dec. 22, 2012.

Ninety-five-year-old Mary found that shopping for Christmas had become too difficult so decided to send checks to everyone instead. On each accompanying card she wrote, “Buy your own present” and she mailed them early. To her own chagrin she heard nothing from any of her recipients. The other day she got around to clearing off her post holiday cluttered desk and under a stack of papers she was horrified to find all the checks she had written as gifts, which she had forgotten to enclose with the cards.

A man went to the jewelry store to get a gift for his wife for Christmas. He asked to look at a piece of jewelry. The jeweler informed him its cost of $100. “Oh, no,” the man said. “That’s too pricey!” The jeweler showed him some $80 all the way down to $20 pieces only to hear the same answer, “Too pricey!” The man said he would like to see something really cheap. Perplexed, the jeweler sighed and handed the man a mirror.

(2 Peter 3) A man was coming out of the church building following worship and the preacher was standing at the door as he always is to shake hands. He grabbed the man by the hand and pulled him aside. The preacher said to him, “You need to join the Army of the Lord.” The man replied, “I’m already in the Army of the Lord, sir.” The preacher questioned, “How come I don’t see you except at Christmas and Easter time?” The man whispered back, “I’m in the secret service.”

Well, as far as I can tell there are no secrets in the Lord’s army. The church is made up of those who believe and have confessed that Jesus is the Son of the living God, and have been baptized for the forgiveness of their sins according to the teaching of Jesus and his Apostles. The church communes every first day of the week in remembrance of Jesus giving his life, shedding his blood for the redeeming of the sins of mankind, until he returns and no one knows when that will be. As the number of true believers decreases, the destruction of all creation and the return of Jesus draw nearer.

When will God again say He’s had enough of man’s self-indulgence? Are you out in the open with God and eternal life?

Thomas W. Bonham is an associate minister with the Floresville Church of Christ. His e-mail is twbonham@hotmail.net. Find his column on his blog at http://wilsoncountynews.com.
 
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