Important Prayers

We spend so much time on this earth seeking pleasure. Maybe basking in the sun on the beach thinking “this is as good as it gets”. We avoid thinking about heaven, hell, eternity and what comes after this earthly life. We involve ourselves in so much to distract ourselves from what comes next. When we come up against earthly problems, we are so quick to go to God and want His help. We will go to Him when we want something in this life or when crisis hits. Our prayer life reflects our focus.
We spend more time praying for the sick (which keeps them out of heaven) than we do praying for the salvation of unbelievers (which could keep them out of hell).

What are we doing to distract ourselves from the thought of eternity that God has put in our hearts?
Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV)
11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.

What has God prepared for us in heaven?
1 Corinthians 2:9 (NIV)
9 However, as it is written:
“What no eye has seen,
what no ear has heard,
and what no human mind has conceived”—
the things God has prepared for those who love him—

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