How is your life measuring up?

How can we measure how we are doing in life? Well, at the end of your life what will God think?  Here are some questions that God wont ask:

1. God won’t ask what kind of car you drove, but will ask how many people you drove who didn’t have transportation.

2. God won’t ask the square footage of your house, but will ask how many people you welcomed into your home.

3. God won’t ask about the fancy clothes you had in your closet, but will ask how many of those clothes helped the needy.

4. God won’t ask about your social status, but will ask what kind of class you displayed.

5. God won’t ask how many material possessions you had, but will ask if they dictated your life.

Here’s how to look at it from God’s perspective:

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and for the gospel will save it. What does it profit a man to gain the wholeworld, yet forfeit his soul?
(Mark 8:35-16)

Being a Christian is not about just fitting Jesus Christ into our lives. It’s about re-ordering and configuring your life to fit the Jesus shaped capstone.  Look how this pyramid takes the shape of this triangular capstone.

But how is this possible? How can we plan our lives and measure our development in line with how Jesus, the Lord of Life and Prince of Peace, would have us live.

As God’s household, you are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone. (Ephesians 2:20)

The base of the pyramid of your life then is the teaching found in the Bible from the apostles and prophets.  With Christ as our leader, leading the way by being with us by his Spirit,  and the teachings of the Bible as our basis we can forge a life as good and as impressive spiritually as this pyramid.

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