Back to You Later

We want instant gratification, our needs unequivocally met and a listeners undivided attention. In a world of technology, our patience quickly dwindles when a business we call puts us on hold. Next to that dilemma, this response is as annoying as lukewarm coffee: “I’ll get back with you later.” Don’t you just hate that? Sometimes contacts postpone conversations of urgency putting us on hold. It is a serious mistake to postpone God: “I’ll get back to you later.”

“As Paul discoursed on righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you (Acts 24:25 NIV).” We can tag stores as “convenience,” and shop whenever we please. On the other hand, issues relating to salvation, where we will spend eternity- need our immediate attention. We have no guarantee of seeing tomorrow and it may be later than we know…

 

 

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