But Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. (John 6:68 NKJV)
Is it not true that whatever you think, plan, or do, will in the end be for your own benefit and satisfaction? Think about it. You want to feel good in whatever you pursue in life. You put more importance to good company where you feel secure, good, and happy. You rather be alone than to be with someone you will not be happy with. You prefer someone who you think can make you grow, improve, and find your full potential as a person; one who is wholeheartedly willing to support you to achieve success and prosperity. That is why people get married – to spend the rest of their lives in a loving and caring relationship, for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, ‘til death do you part. So is with Christ and His Church. The Church is betrothed to Christ our Lord. She is His wife, the apple of His eyes. Christ loves the Church so much that He is willing to give His life for her. He promised Her a blessed eternal life in Paradise. As a Husband to His Wife, Christ purifies the Church, sanctifies, and prepares Her so that He may present Her for Himself without blemish, nor wrinkle, nor spot – but holy and glorious when He comes to fetch Her in the clouds for their wedding in His second coming. We are His Church bought, redeemed, and cleansed by His blood. We are now being prepared to become Most Holy for our Wedding Day. Are you preparing for the Groom’s coming? How do you prepare yourself as a Bride, pure and holy? Do you have enough oil for your oil lamp, enough ‘til He comes? Will you leave and forego the great opportunity to have a wonderful, blissful life with Christ? Be- loved, Christ has given us His words. He is the only one who can provide us eternal life. He is the only one who can fulfill the promise of love forever and ever. Don’t go anywhere. Stay in loving and waiting for Him. He can come anytime.