The Destructive Sin of Waiting by Glenn Mollette

The Destructive Sin of Waiting
Glenn Mollette

I see forty, fifty and sixty five year old people going back to school every day. They feel like it's better to start back now than to wait until later.

Recently I performed a wedding ceremony for two sixty-four year olds.
They look forward to many happy years together.

There are two attitudes that exist. 1. "There is too much water under the bridge and I can't change. I can't really ever do anything with my life. I can't be saved. It's too late to begin a new direction. It's too late for something new. I'm doomed to live in this condition and state forever."

2. Or there is the attitude that says, "With the little bit of life I have left, I'm going to change. I'm going to walk a different path. I'm going to be different. I'm going to finally do what I've always wanted to do. I'm going to give my life to God and have a positive life."
I've seen 75 year old people have dramatic conversion experiences for Jesus and become great witnesses for Christ the last ten years of their lives.

Genesis 6.3 My spirit shall not always strive with man, yet his days shall be 120 years. The state of man had reached a deplorable state. One hundred and twenty years later all would be destroyed except Noah and family and every creature loaded into the Ark. I believe if man had changed and turned to God that He would have spared them. Nothing changed throughout the next century and in time God flooded the earth with only Noah and family being saved.

The Bible says, in Jeremiah 17.9 "The heart is deceitful and desperately wicked, who can know it. " Year's later man begins another downward spiral as seen in
Genesis chapters 18 - 19. In this scripture we have the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Sodom and Gomorrah had become a wicked city. Sin abounded.

Abraham asked God to spare the city if ten righteous people could be found and ten could not be found. The city was so wicked that men gathered ...

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