Why Live Godly?
equates godliness to funlessness. This is a shame because the idea that
Christians lead an unenjoyable life is completely
false. Christians know that to live a righteous life brings happiness truer
than any happiness found in the world. The Bible teaches, “Light is sown for
the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart” (Psalm 97:11). Yes, the
Christian’s cup is full with happiness. God does not shield us from all
suffering, but it is in His service that we find true happiness. There are many
benefits one receives from living a godly life, happiness being one of them,
but the one gift that is beyond our deserving is that eternal reward of Heaven.
We should all want to live our lives in a way that Heaven will be our home when
this life is over.
beauty is beyond our understanding.
Peter wrote, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope
by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance
incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not
away, reserved in heaven for you” (1 Peter 1:3-4). We can arrive in Heaven
after this life if we are faithful to God in this life. In God’s Word we read
“be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life” (Revelation
We all want
that home of Heaven, so let us do what God’s Word teaches to be obedient. Hearing God’s Word, let us believe that Jesus
is the Son of God. “I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins:
for if ye believe not that I am he,
ye shall die in your sins” (John