Given August 18, 2010
During my morning devotion and prayer time on this day, I read something about the Judgement seat of God and, as frequently happens, I got a different vision of what this may be like. Now, I don’t claim that what I will describe is what will happen but just what I saw and the way it might be. I do know it brought me to tears and I want to share it with you so you may be encouraged or at least cause you to think about what you’re doing now to prepare for that judgement day.
I saw a long line at the Judgement Seat of God and thought, as we step up to the front of the line and face God, we may see three reactions from God. 1) He may look at us and say, “Let me look and see if your name is here in the Book.” (Of course He’ll already know if our name is there.) 2) Your name’s not here; I never knew you”. (Matthew 7:23). or 3) “Hey Son, good to see you again. Many of those you sent ahead are already inside, go in and see them.” “His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.” (Matthew 25:23). Then He looks back to the line behind you and says, “How many of you all are here because of this son of mine? Come on up here and go in with him.”
That’s when the tears came. I was so thankful that my name is in the Book and I spend time with my Father every day. I have led a few people to the Lord at the alter or somewhere else and they’ll be there but it made me realize I want many more to be there because of my obedience to the commands of God. I’ve got some more servant work to do, how about you?