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What In Hell is Going On? (1 of 3)
Series: Three Days that Changed the World
Steve N. Wagers
March 2, 2008
1. A Decision that is Unchangeable!
A) A Life of Prestige
B) A Life of Plenty
2. A Death that is Unavoidable!
A) The Final Result of Physical Death
B) The Fierce Reality of Spiritual Death
3. A Destiny that is Unbelievable!
A) A Place of Unbearable Pain
B) A Place of Unending Pity
C) A Place of Unanswered Prayer
1) The Compassion of a Concerned Man
2) The Conscience of a Condemned Man
With the remake of the movie in 1997, our mind was once again captured by the event of April 14, 1912 known as the sinking of the Titanic. It was a night where, in a little more than 3 hours, more than 1500 passengers lost their lives in the icy waters of the North Atlantic.
A few days after the tragic event, in Liverpool, England, the White Star Company, the company who had built the ship and boasted that "not even God could sink the Titanic," placed a large board on either side of the main entrance to their office. On one board were the words: KNOWN TO BE SAVED! On the other board were the words: KNOWN TO BE LOST!
When the Titanic began its voyage, there were many different categories of passengers; but, when it ended, there were only two: those who had been SAVED, and those who had been LOST.
In much the same way, we are on a voyage aboard a ship called Life. This ship sails with passengers of all different ages, backgrounds, races, and classes. But, when the ship of Life pulls into port, and the horn sounds for the last time, there will be only 2 classes of people: those who are saved by the grace of God, and those who are lost forever and ever.
My dad used to say, "There are only 2 classes of people: Saints and Aint's. You are either a Saint, or you Ain't." That might be poor grammar, but its great theology. You are saved and bound for Heaven; or, you are lost and boun ...
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