You were made to last forever. The three circles represent the three phases of your existence. No phase can be isolated from the other two.

You pass through this life and into eternity as a unique and distinct individual.

None of us is a self starter. Through your biological parents you received the gift of life and the privilege of having been made in the likeness of God.

Imagine an unborn baby saying, “I don’t believe there is a Mom. Or, I wonder if there is a Mom. I think this womb is all there is. I think that I will just keep coming back here, maybe in a different form. I wonder if there is life after being born.”

Before you were born you could not see, describe, understand or control the world you were coming to.

Purple represents your royalty. You are made in the image of God. This is shown in your personality, creativity, intelligence and conscience. You have eternity in your heart and you yearn for paradise.

Purple also represents your personal suffering, disappointments, pain, sickness, broken relationships, guilt, sin, shame, misery and even death.

People deny and disobey the very God who sustains them. You can be physically born into a religion but that does not give you spiritual life with God.

Ungodliness and unrighteousness separate us from God. The Devil who is the personal enemy of our souls would have us be enslaved to him forever.

In human history, only one Person, Jesus Christ, has credibly said, “I have come down from Heaven.” He came from eternity. Listen to His credentials as the Savior of sinners.

He fulfilled Old Testament prophecies that God was going to send the Messiah.
He did supernatural works to show that He was God.
At the point of being threatened with death He did not deny His claim that He is equal to God.

He died on the cross for our sins so that we would be forgiven. He was the perfectly righteous, sinless, obedient Son of God dying on behalf of sinners that we might be forgiven. As the God-man he could pay the infinite price and exhaust the wrath of God against us. He could exhaust Hell.

He was physically raised from death to life on the third day just as he said. You can read all about what I have said in the Gospels of the New Testament.

God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world but that the world through faith in Him could be saved. (John 3:17)

Think of faith in Jesus as a spiritual, invisible umbilical cord whereby you feed from the blessings of God and His bounty. You feed on God’s Son, God’s Word, and God’s
Spirit, and are truly nourished instead of feeding on the Devil and his lies and toxins.

You are body and spirit. You need both of God’s gifts of life — physical life and spiritual life. “The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23)

Remember the physical dynamic of the mother giving and the baby receiving and growing in preparation for the world that the baby was going to enter? It is very similar for the Christian in the spiritual dynamic as God nourishes Christians by the Bible and His Spirit in anticipation of going to Heaven.

Worship, serve, and pray with other Christians in a Bible-based church and be fed as all Christians are from the bounty of God.

Believe and rejoice! In this life, you bear the image of the fallen Adam in his sin, brokenness, guilt and misery. By your faith and union with Jesus Christ, who is the last Adam, the heavenly One come down to save the world, you can grow in His image in perfection, glory, and holiness that will be consummated in Heaven. (I Corinthians 15:49 Romans 8:29; I John 3:2)

May this be your prayer as it is mine:

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for sending Jesus into the world to die for sinners that we might be forgiven. I pray that you will forgive me of all my sins in thought, word and deed. I ask that you would fill me with your Spirit and teach me the Bible so that I may know the truth, the love, the grace, the joy and the hope that you intend for your children. Amen

Thank you for listening. May God, bless you with eternal salvation through His Son Jesus Christ.

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