I ask you, who do you listen to every day or who do you obey? I ask that question because some people live their life thinking they are going to Heaven but they are far from it. Some think just because they go to Church every Sunday that they are Heaven bound. They think they can live their life any way they want to and still make it into Heaven. Now let me take the time to let people know I am not judging any one. I am not being judgmental towards anyone. But we need to know who we belong to or even serving, God or the devil? People will say when I ask the questions; do you go to Church? Are you saved? Or have you made Jesus your Lord and Savior, the response I will get is "I was raised up in Church".. They will say, "I use to go to Church every Sunday". Then they will say, "I grew up in Church". All that is okay, I use to say the same thing when people asked me those questions. But the real question is: Who are you serving TODAY, God or the devil? Believe me, before I ask you that question, God asked me that same question. So don't think my writing doesn't apply to me the same as it does to you. God always convicts me first before He convicts you. First of all, only Jesus can judge us. The Bible tells us not to judge each other. Only Jesus, the righteous judge will judge us. God has placed on my heart Jesus. I ask you, do you know Him? Have you tried Him? Have you made Him your Lord and Savior? Brothers and sisters, it's good to know Jesus because one day we ALL are going to stand before Him. The Bible says in Roman 14:11: "As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me and every tongue shall confess to God that Jesus is Lord." You know, we need Jesus every day, every second, every minute and every hour of our lives. We must understand that Jesus IS the way to God the Father. John 14:6 reads: "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one can come to the Father except through Me." Now that is if you are trying to make Heaven your eternal home. We all have an eternal home to go to and live forever and ever. It will be either in Heaven or hell. Say yes to Jesus! Make Him your Lord and Savior this very minute! Jesus, I love You and I am not ashamed to let the world know that I love You. I believe in You and the work You did on the cross for us. I believe You are the Son of God and no one can ever make me change my mind about You. Jesus, I lift up those who have turned their back on You. I pray that You will give them another chance to turn back to You. God, forgive us of our sins for we have truly sinned against You and only You have we sinned against. God have mercy on this United States of America for we have turned our backs on You and are doing our own thing. Forgive us. In Jesus name, I pray for those who have lost loved ones even though it's too late to pray some into Heaven. But I ask You to strengthen their family and loved ones. Father, I know one day we ALL are going to have to give up the ghost (die). I pray that people will give their life to You before they die. Brothers and sisters, once you die it will be too late to give your life to Christ. So if you are reading this article, this might be for you. I pray that you will give your life to Jesus today. After all, Jesus is what it's all about. Amen...

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Marcus Chandler is a longtime pastor and columnist. Contact him at mchandler2011@hotmail.com or (501) 908-9507.