Research Paper On The Bridegroom

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Don’t Take That Chance Jesus told a parable about those who make preparations for the future and others who take a chance by not making plans for the unexpected. Jesus said, “Then the kingdom shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them, but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. But while the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept. And at midnight a cry was heard: ‘Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!’ Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish said top the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out,’ But the wise answered, saying, ‘No, lest there…show more content…
However, five were ready and five were not. Five went in with the bridegroom and five were shut out. The difference between the wise and foolish is a distinction between those who seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and those who are too busy with things of this world. Noah and those who were obedient to God entered the ark; “and the Lord shut him in.” (Genesis 7:13-16) Now, there may have been other with serious thoughts about Noah’s message. Perhaps some had plans for someday. Of course, the Bible doesn’t reveal that information; however, if there were people like that, they waited too long. “And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man.” (Luke 17:26) Perhaps the Devil’s most effective tool is convincing people to take the “Not Now” chance. It’s not necessary for one to say “No” to God to be lost; just put it off. Life is but a vapor. There is no time for waiting. (James 4:14-16) Don’t take that
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