I don’t presume to be knowledgeable enough to contribute anything significant to the discussions about OBL’s assassination or what his assassination means. I am grateful He is dead and my prayer is that his thousands of victims can now feel some measure of closure.
But what I can say is that God lives on, His eternal plan continues, He still loves us, and nothing any fanatical extremists or terrorist groups can do will change that. Psalm 30:5 says, “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. Hebrews 10:37 says, in just a little while, “He who is coming will come and not delay.”
Now, we don’t know how long one of God’s days lasts. But he promises when our dark night passes, His Light and His joy will come in the morning. In other words God will show up at the very moment He can wipe away our tears and bring us His promised joy. Then we can give Him glory and praise. God promises at the end of every dark tunnel there’s a light. For those of us who claim Christ as Savior, the light is His Light.
The Light of Christ gives us something nothing or no one can give us — hope. Hope for an eternal future with Him. Hope for an end to all our pain, suffering, sacrifice and sadness. What happens when all our pain, suffering, sacrifice and sadness disappear? An unspeakable joy rushes in to fill us completely.
Trust Him. Run to Him. Believe His promises. He lives on and we wait for the day we will live with Him forever.
Do you know Him? Do you claim Him as your Lord and Savior. Do you want to see His Light, Hope at the end of your dark tunnels? You can.
If you’re reading this and don’t know Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, you can now. All it takes is a few simple confessions. If you’ll repeat these words, and more importantly believe them, you God will transform you immediately from the darkness of this world into His glorious light and life eternal.
Just read this prayer to yourself:
Dear God in heaven, I come to you in the name of Jesus. I acknowledge to You that I am a sinner, and I am sorry for my sins and the life that I have lived; I need your forgiveness. I believe that your only begotten Son Jesus Christ shed His precious blood on the cross at Calvary and died for my sins, and I am now willing to turn from my sin. You said in Your Holy Word, Romans 10:9 that if we confess the Lord our God and believe in our hearts that God raised Jesus from the dead, we shall be saved.
Right now I confess Jesus as the Lord of my soul. With my heart, I believe that God raised Jesus from the dead. This very moment I accept Jesus Christ as my own personal Savior and according to His Word, right now I am saved.
Thank you Jesus for your unlimited grace which has saved me from my sins. I thank you Jesus that your grace never leads to license, but rather it always leads to repentance. Therefore Lord Jesus transform my life so that I may bring glory and honor to you alone and not to myself. Thank you Jesus for dying for me and giving me eternal life.
You are now a child of God. A child of the King. You will NEVER die, and you will live in Heaven for eternity with God and all the rest of the ones He has saved.