Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
We Know Not the Hour
What’s the important things for us,personally we need to make ourselves ready for Him when He does come back for us. We need to make ourselves arrayed in Messiah without blemish. We need to get rid of the junk in our lives. And be a bride without blemish.
Yes, we’re all sinners, we are all blemished, but He will make us white as snow, white as wool, If we will let him.
Come now, and let us reason together, saith Yehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.Is. 1:18
What does the Word say? If we confess, He will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9
He did it on the cross. He paid for every sin you’re ever going to do.
“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.” 1 Peter 2:24
The thing is, we don’t want to sin, if we are truly born again.
Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Yehoshua Messiah. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. Romans 6:11-13
And we want to take thoughts captives, look at every area of our lives.
“Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Messiah;” 2 Corinthians 10:5
“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Yehoshua Messiah is in you, except ye be reprobates?”2 Corinthians 13:5
I’m not talking about sinless perfection here. I am talking about living up to what you have attained so far, and searching your heart for more blemishes.
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Messiah Yehoshua. Let us therefore, as many as be perfect (mature), be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.Phil. 3:13-16
What blemishes are in your lives? What blemish is He working on right now? He wants to deal with it. Do you want to deal with it? Do you want to get rid of it? So, you don’t have to be keep being burdened down with it and dishonoring Yehovah with it?
Set your heart upon God, and if you will let Him; He will deal with that blemish.
Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Yehoshua the author and finisher of our faith; Hebrews 12:1-2
He will erase it, to where it isn’t there anymore. It’s gone. You won’t think on it or dwell on it anymore. It won’t bother you, it will be gone, it will be done. Forgiven. Forsaken, gone. Don’t hold on to it.
I, [even] I, [am] he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Isaiah 43:25
Therefore if any man be in Messiah, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17
The key to it all is this: Spending time in the presence of God. Do you want to get right for the day? Spend time in the presence of God and surrender to Him. If you don’t surrender to him, you are surrendering to the Devil. If we love God we will obey Him, we will see things the way He sees them.
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. James 4:8
If ye love me, keep my commandments. John 14:15
Don’t be caught as the foolish virgins were, and not be ready for Yehovah at His coming. Be a ready bride, who is arrayed with Messiah and without blemish.
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
And five of them were wise, and five [were] foolish.
They that [were] foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.
And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
But the wise answered, saying, [Not so]; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.
But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.
Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
(If you don’t want to hear “I know you not,”
MAKE YOURSELVES READY!)