Monday, May 24, 2010

Time Keeps On Slipping

“Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future.”
Fly Like An Eagle, Steve Miller Band, 1976


Don’t delay. Act now. Today only. These are some of the marketing tools to entice us to hurry up and make our purchases. The truth is time does keep slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future. Sometimes we may lose out on a great deal if we wait. To quote a popular proverb, “He who hesitates is lost.”

God offers us something wonderful, without cost. It is the gift of eternal life. While we receive it without cost to us, Jesus paid the price in full so we could have this free gift. He died on the cross, paying the price for our sins. The wages (cost) of sin is death. But because Jesus paid that cost by his own death, then we are free to receive this gift.

But wait, there's more! If you act now, you will also receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. In addition to the gift of eternal life with God, which you will receive at the time of your earthly death, you will also receive now, without waiting, the gift of the Holy Spirit. No shipping fees! Acts 2:38 says "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." There is no cost for this additional gift.
Act now! Don't miss out on this great offer. Simply confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (Romans 10:9) There is no phone call to make, and He doesn't need your credit card number! Simply pray the prayer below.

Don't let this offer slip away! Unlike those offers on TV, this offer doesn’t expire…until you do. Once you die, there will be no more chances to accept this free gift. So what are you waiting for? “He who hesitates loses.” Why not accept Christ today? Before time slips away.

Musical Musings:
1. Have you asked Jesus into your life as your Savior?
2. If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?
3. Why not pray the prayer below right now. Then let someone know you did.

Karaoke: "God, I know that I have broken your laws and my sins have separated me from you. I am truly sorry, and now I want to turn away from my past sinful life toward you. Please forgive me, and help me avoid sinning again. I believe that your son, Jesus Christ died for my sins, was resurrected from the dead, is alive, and hears my prayer. I invite Jesus to become the Lord of my life, to rule and reign in my heart from this day forward. Please send your Holy Spirit to help me obey you, and to do your will for the rest of my life. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.”

Rock On: Joining a Bible study or reading a daily devotional is a great way to get to know God better. Don't let time keep slipping away. Join one today.

Chatty Kelly

10 comments:

Andrea said...

I have an urgent prayer request at arise 2 write.
Blessings,
andrea

Arnold said...

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T. Anne said...

So true the lord is giving us today and we need to respond to him in his time. I love the kind urging you voice in your post. Bless you today!

Carmen said...

Interesting post! In a world that is so used to super marketing pushes, you have to wonder if this is the only way to reach them anymore. 'No shipping?' Too funny!! Love the way your mind works! Have a good day :)

Linda said...

Hi Kelly,
Hope your weekend was good. Wonderful post and I enjoyed being here.I am encouraged!
Blessings.

Bonita said...

Great post, Kelly!

gianna said...

I love how you put this! It is an awesome post!

Heart2Heart said...

Kelly,

Love how you tied all this together in an action packed commercial and kept the music going. Reminds me of all those special order album deals from Ronco.


Love and Hugs ~ Kat

My ADHD Me said...

Musical Musings #3...I Did.

Heart2Heart said...

Kelly,

Please help me spread the word of a sister in Christ who so desperately needs help with a limited amount of time left.

http://godsheart-heart2heart.blogspot.com/2010/05/urgent-prayer-request.html

Love and Hugs ~ Kat