One day, probably sooner than any of us realize, time will literally be out. Repent and believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Whom we set our desires upon is more of a reflection of ourselves than of the object of our desire.
It's not going to end well for them.
Based on an actual conversation.
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. (James 4:14) Daniel chapter 10.
Normalness in the Christian life is often bitter, often sweet. Failure and success often hinge on motivation.
"He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved." — Ephesians 1:5-6
Bitter age gives way to glory, but we live in this present bitter age and it has tainted me, and probably you too.
To quote the cardboard signs: "The end is near!" But this is not a warning or for hope or for fear. To quote the popular worldly proverb: "It is what it is."
Have you ever felt fake? Have you consistently felt like your profession of faith was not genuine? Have you ever examined yourself to see if you're in the faith? Should you maybe consider doing that?