Wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply erase the events of the past?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Mondays indicated a new start – a fresh beginning?
If all the world could take one minute, one second to take a deep breath and say goodbye to yesterday – if all our troubles would melt like lemon drops and streets would be paved with gold – is it all simply a dream or can it actually happen?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if hatred was a word in the Dictionary which had become obsolete?
If only there was a place to which we could escape and find complete peace –
No anger, no strife, no conflict, no uncontrollable rage –
Where everyone was of the same mind,
Without fear of retaliation – hopelessness – depression?
When we’re children, we believe in the unbelievable. Our faith sustains us for a while, until we become a citizen of the world. That childlike faith becomes tarnished by what we see, what we hear and what goes on around us. By the time we reach our adult years, hearts have turned black and even hopeless by the noise.
Our innocence has been sapped by terror. We’ve become hardened to the change occurring around us. We are numbed by it. When this happens, we’ve become victims of the tenacity of evil and terrorism. We have succumbed to its original intention – to take away our freedom of thought, words and deeds.
Wouldn’t it be nice if Jesus came to earth today, to judge the world? He will come again and when He does, the trumpets will sound. The angels will sing with glorious praises to the King. Heaven will open to all believers and they will finally have peace.
What if He returned today? He could, you know. We need to be ready for Him. The easiest way to prepare is to receive the truth of His Word. Accept it and believe with all your heart that our salvation has already been won by the Son of God.
As we bask in the glow of Christmas, imagine what it would be like if God never sent that little child to live among us and to carry all our sins to the cross.