This morning on my way into work I stopped at Starbucks (…like 1/2 the population!) I ordered my breakfast (Thank God for gift cards!), and as I was handed my order the barista said-
“Have the BEST day of your LIFE!”
WOW! What- today? The best day of my life TODAY! Huh- Driving away my brain began firing; her words of blessing stirred up a fire on the inside of me. Have the BEST day of your LIFE!
I began to consider what I would say the BEST day of my LIFE would really look like. Do you know…every “BEST day” I could think up was tied to something I have been waiting for…meeting my “husband-to-be”, my wedding day, looking into the eyes of my child for the first time, traveling the world, etc…
In this moment of pondering, I heard Holy Spirit ask- “Isn’t it possible that you are living the BEST day of your LIFE right now? And isn’t it possible that EVERYDAY could be The BEST day of your LIFE? Isn’t it possible that because of the finished work of Jesus, and ALL that is, and is to come, you are living RIGHT NOW the BEST day of your LIFE? Screeeeeeech….mental brakes engaged! WOW- YES!!!!!
Beloved, John 10:10b says:
…Jesus HAS come! Not He WILL come, or He is thinking about coming, or He’s planning on coming but hasn’t found time…YES- He HAS come…As Sons & Daughters we are ALIVE in the BEST day of our LIVES! Yes, it’s TRUE-
You see, the devil is up to no good of course, and his daily plan is to try and convince us that if we could just (…fill in the blank) we would (….fill it in again!) O when we (____) then (_____).
IT IS FINISHED! On Resurrection Sunday my Pastor, Jim Sheen (www.zionsriver.com) spoke about the true definition of what was accomplished on that GREAT DAY! What was accomplished was this- the Fear of Death was BROKEN!!!! He defined the Fear of Death in this way…