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“Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him." Matthew 24:36-44
Urgency, or the lack of it, has been on my mind a lot lately. I struggle with this in prayer, for example, thinking I'll pray tomorrow because I am tired. Or, I put off leading a Bible study because, haven't I done enough lately? I have to keep in mind that we are running a race. Today could be my last day in the race. How will I report to God? "Uh, sorry, Father, I felt like resting this year." Or, will I say, "Father, your Word and Spirit led me and I obediently followed you!"
Yes, life is urgent if you are a Christian. What is God urging you to do?
What speaks to you about urgency?