Thursday, April 17, 2008

God Is Not Mocked

Galatians 6:7 "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."

A lady in Europe almost 100 years ago was very much opposed to Christianity and all its doctrines. She died a wealthy woman at the age of thirty. They buried her according to the instructions she had left behind.

Her grave was covered with a slab of granite which was then surrounded with square blocks of stone. The corners were then fastened with heavy iron clamps. The inscription on her grave read "This burial place, purchased to all eternity, must never be opened." She did not believe in the resurrection and ridiculed that Christian doctrine by her burial instructions. Her grave was made so securely that if humans left it alone she felt certain it would never be disturbed.

In time a little birch tree seed sprouted by the edge of her grave. It grew and grew, slowly exerting pressure on the iron clamps. Finally the clamps broke on one side. In time the growth of the tree continued to lift up the huge piece of granite until it was resting on its side on the trunk of this huge birch tree.

This mocker of the resurrection found that God is not mocked.

** This article was taken from A Voice In The Wilderness publication.

7 comments:

Tori said...

No He isn't mocked and never will be. How sad not to believe in the blessed resurrection, I do!!!

Sis. Julie said...

Sis. Tori...I know...I do too!! And so will everyone else one day!!

Anonymous said...

Another excellent post, Julie.
Juanita from Xanga

lady jane said...

"...every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is LORD."


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Sis. Julie said...

Lady Jane...that is right!! Amen!!

maranatha777 said...

His mocking days will be over when he stands before His Creator!!

Kate

Sis. Julie said...

Sis. Kate...Amen!!

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