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Though this life is often filled with storms, difficulties, and problems, the Christian is on the only path that ends well. Christians, due to their faith in God and His extended grace and forgiveness, will end this life with the greatest reward of all. Our path – and only our path – leads to heaven, where God dwells, where we will not only never sin again, but will never even be tempted to sin. The path that we are on is often difficult because it is opposed to the world’s system. That alone creates the drama, the problems, the issues that normally would not be there and will not exist in eternity.
Since the 1950s in America, we’ve seen the rise and increase in interest of all things extraterrestrial. People love to think about life beyond the stars, but not God. They like to believe that everything that has always been attributed to God really should have been attributed to aliens. Those aliens want to help people of the earth to gain ascendancy over their hatred, their warring, their bigotry, and their lack of enlightenment.
The history of Israel is replete with failure after failure. At times, it seems that their failure is more often highlighted than any successes they may have experienced when they chose to follow God’s directives. The same holds true for us. We can either follow God at every turn or make the mistake of thinking we know best only to learn that we know very little.