In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Matthew 3:1-3
Are you ready?
Wherever you go and whoever you talk to, people are crazy busy getting ready for Christmas. The shopping centre care parks are jammed, the tills overloaded, the credit cards burning holes in people’s pockets and it’s only just December!
Some people have had their decorations up for weeks already, all in preparation for the big day. Some people take great pleasure in finishing their Christmas shopping early just so that they can ask others if they’re ready for Christmas!
Today, I want to ask you “Are you ready?”, but not for Christmas, for Jesus Christ. Are you ready for Christ to come into your heart and completely transform your life? Are you ready to allow the love of Christ to flood every fibre of your being, every moment in your home, in your workplace?
God is looking for a people who are ready to do what John the Baptist did and prepare the way for the Lord. So in your busyness in getting ready for Christmas, why not spend some time preparing your heart for Jesus, for God to do all that He wants in your life. Take time to pray, read the bible and wait on God.
Are you ready?