The Time is Now

There is a parable in the Bible that deeply touches me every single time I read it. About twenty years ago, shortly after making the decision that I needed to rededicate my life to the Lord, my pastor preached on this text. I went to work the next day, and asked all of my work friends if they knew for sure, where they were going when they died? They all laughed, some nervously, but I know they saw my sincerity and thought about it. I still think about my loved ones and am drawn to my knees in prayer when I read this: