I Thessalonians 4:15-18 (NLT):
We tell you this directly from the Lord: We who are still living when the Lord returns will not meet him ahead of those who have died. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a commanding shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet call of God. First, the believers who have died will rise from their graves. Then, together with them, we who are still alive and remain on the earth will be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. Then we will be with the Lord forever. So encourage each other with these words.
If this does not excite you, you are dead. Everything you have been working toward is for this. We need to be constantly reminded of this. Our goal in life is to see how many people we take with us to heaven.
Lord, help me to not be afraid to share the good news to someone today. In Jesus’ name I pray, amen!