AM: “Now is the time to seek the Lord”

TEXT:  Hosea 10:12

  1. It is time
    1. Time is running out     Colossians 4:5
    2. Time is being wasted     Romans 13:11
      1. Wasted in spiritual laziness, dullness (Matthew 13:15; Acts 26:27; Hebrews 5:11-14), apathy & distractions
    3. Time is getting more evil     Ephesians 5:16
      1. Our current day is evil
      2. Others have previously experienced greater evil     Genesis 6:5-8; 13:13
      3. Others in the future will suffer worse evils than these
  2. To seek the Lord
    1. To follow after the Lord
    2. To frequent the presence of the Lord
    3. To favor the reverence of the Lord
  3. Because the Lord is coming
    1. He is coming in the clouds to receive His believers to Himself     Acts 1:9-11; I Thessalonians 4:13-18
    2. He is coming to the earth to bring judgement against sin     Revelation 19:11-16
    3. He is coming to the earth to rule & reign in righteousness forever
      1. He began to rule in the hearts of all who believe forever
      2. He will rule on earth physically & it will be forever     Revelation 20:4-6;  Isaiah 9:6-7
      3. He never will relinquish His rule once He begins to rule forever     Luke 1:30-33; Daniel 7:13-14;  Micah 4:7;  Revelation 11:15