My mother just txt with news on the 6.8 earthquake our capital Wellington just experienced. She was a little nervy about it all, as my parents live only 2hrs from the epicentre. I reminded her that dad would no longer have to mix his paint if they keep
up (he is a builder/painter).
More seriously, I remembered a major shakiing of my mind only a year ago...
In one of those much anticipated
jolts of insight, God reminded me through a mental image, that our worlds are going to shake. Little tremors will be shaking us off balance at irregular intervals in life, and we can know we are headed for the BIG ONE sometime soon.
I mean: life's problems, hardships, challenges, delays and heartaches. The BIG ONE we are headed towards is the approaching last days.
The increasing depravity exponentally rocking our world will be enough to knock anyone from their feet if we are not
HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN EARTHQUAKE?
- Have an emergency supply ready and accessable. BIBLE. MEMORISED SCRIPTURE. MUSCLES THAT ARE ALREADY USED TO CLINGING.
- Be close to the firmest object available. GOD.
under its strength.
- Cling on with white knuckles!
Remember that it is not enough to say you made it to the ROCK. Nor is it better to be climb on top and declare yourself without wisdom.
-You have to be face down
clinging so when the earth shakes you will not topple off or be displaced with the powerful rolls of societal movements.
KNOW YOUR ROCK AND PREPARE NOW FOR THE BIG ONE. Make it your hunger and pleasure and passion. Enjoy him to the fullest - get to
know Him more - you do not want to find you are holding onto some fake hollow rock that has no power to save.
"From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: Lead
me to the rock that is higher than I," Psa. 61:2.