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Winding Roads Surely Have an End!

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

The Bible is the complete, spiritual book. It is the book breathed upon and authenticated by the very 'Ruach' breath of the Almighty God. It addresses every facet of the journey we humans encounter on planet Earth en route to Heaven - if we are destined for that Holy place!
Not everyone will enter - and live a happily, peacefully, thereafter-life - in Heaven after their earthly sojourn!

The officiating clergy often is often heard in the final benediction upon the departed, such words of prayer as: "Grant this soul eternal peace with You, Oh, Heavenly Father" as the undertakers lower the casket containing the deceased into the 6 feet x 6 feet burial plot allotment!

Now, I know that this is not what you expected me to write. Or is it?

For the sake of clarity, somebody may be of the placating opinion that: "The only hell there is, is this current one in which I am!"
This statement is both insincere, and untrue regardless of the honesty of the person holding such a belief!

Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of the Heavenly Father Who had become man to save all of the earth's almost nine billion souls taught that there is a spiritual, yet geographic place called Hell! (And it's not hades, the region of the dead, purgatory as the Catholics teach - nor is it Abraham's bosom, for that was emptied after His literal and physical resurrection).

At various times of His teachings, the Son of the living God specifically taught and warned of Hell: For instance, throw a glance quickly at Matthew 13:38-43.

Here, the Savior taught that:

  1. Our world of humans is the field;

  2. Words that form thoughts are the seeds;

  3. There are good seeds and bad seeds;

  4. Bad seeds will grow up to become tares;

  5. The good seeds are sown by the Son of God, and all those that are called to teach and speak the Words of life, righteously, and who do indeed carry out the mission of saving souls and teaching them unto the obedience of God in righteousness;

  6. The tares are the children of the wicked one;

  7. The enemy that sowed the tares is the Devil - and his minions the demons that inhabit the hearts of his wicked agents;

  8. There will be a gathering - a harvest, at the end of the world;

  9. Angels of God are going to gather in the harvest field of the Earth;

  10. He - the Son of Man - shall send forth out the angels of God to gather and separate from the good fruits, the tares, and ALL things that offend, and them which do iniquity;

  11. These shall be cast - hurled, forcefully thrown - into a furnace of fire (Hell); and that,

  12. In Hell, there shall be wailing, and gnashing of teeth.

Jesus also taught that "the righteous shall shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear."
Winding Roads Sure do Have an End

I cannot over-emphasize the end of your life's eternal journey. Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world already did that: One truth is certain. It's either going to be either Heaven or Hell. You will have to decide your eternal destiny by yourself. Father-God had already surrendered that power of attorney to your will. Jesus counseled you to:

"Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves." - Matthew 7:13-15

No matter how 'winding' your life's journeys are until now, remember, God has entrusted you with the responsibility of choosing Heaven - and not Hell, as your eternal place of abode. Do not make it more hellish it than Also, remember that you will only enter Heaven on the basis of the finished work of Christ upon the Cross; not by any good works or good behavior: "For by grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of GOD. Not of works, lest any man should boast" | Ephesians 2:8-9.

Use the power of your choice, wisely to end well! Winding roads surely have an end. Make yours, a glorious eternity!


Written by Dr. Sammy O. JOSEPH.

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