How Much Is Your Soul Worth?
Could you put a price on your spouse? What about your children, or your parents? Would there be any amount of anything that would compare to the value of the lives of those you love? Of course not! There is one thing, though, that should be worth even more to you than these precious people. How much is your soul worth to you? Several things make our souls valuable.
soul’s source makes it valuable. People
often take pride in announcing the maker of articles of clothing, automobiles,
and other possessions (and considering the cost, the makers must be proud as
well). But how proud we should be that
we have been made by the almighty God! Our
souls are God-given (Ecc 12:7), and we are God’s
are valuable because of the high price that God the Father and Christ the Son paid
for them. Jesus “ransomed” us, not with
perishable things like silver and gold, but with His “precious blood” (I Peter
question is, what will you give for your soul?
In saving our souls from eternal death, it is necessary for us to deny
ourselves the sinful pleasures of the world, and follow Jesus (Matthew
to save your soul and commune with you forever in heaven. But you must obey, for only “he who does the will of My father”
will enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew