Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.”
Hebrew 12:28-29 (NIV)
World Changer: There is no doubt that these words are strong and also a warning that we must not try to play with the Gospel because God is consuming fire. Just as it is mentioned in the Old Testament, it is mentioned again in the New Testament.
In the Old Testament Moses said that he was terrified and trembling (Exodus 19:16), but also in this letter to the Hebrews, the unknown author who wrote it exhorts us not to discard the speaker because if they did not escape those who they rejected the one who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject the one who warns us from heaven.
God’s voice moved the earth then but now He has promised that He will shake not only the earth but also the sky and this indicates the removal of the movable things, all that has been done, so that only the unshakable remain (Hebrews 12: 21-27).
*It is necessary that our Christianism may be real for all of us and even for those that still don’t know that we are one step away from Jesus’s return, although no one knows exactly the day or the hour, but this should encourage us more to be ready for the moment when the trumpet sounds in heaven and the church is raptured to celebrate the Wedding of the Lamb with Jesus Christ (1 Thessalonians chapters 4 and 5, 2 Peter 3: 9-10).
So let us all guard our salvation with fear and trembling and be prepared to one day stand before the judgment seat of Christ to give an account of our lives (Philippians 2:12, 2 Corinthians 5:10).
Today is the day of salvation for Christ to be our hope of glory and our world-changing victory (Colossians 1:27, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 57). Hallelujah.