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Day Five: “EVOO”

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Matthew 25:1-13 - “‘At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise ones, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep. At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’ Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.’ ‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.’ But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived. The virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut. Later the others also came. ‘Lord, Lord,’ they said, ‘open the door for us!’ But he replied, ‘Truly I tell you, I don’t know you.’ Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour.’”

In the parable of the Ten Virgins, Jesus illustrates readiness. There were two categories of people, wise and foolish. Whatever was customary, five were ready with an extra jar of oil for their lamps, while the other five were not. Because we don’t know when the Lord will return, we are warned to be watchful and be ready all the time. This parable is not shy to relate this particular wedding banquet as a foreshadow to the final banquet of the wedding of the Lamb. But the point is exceptionally clear, to be ready for the Lord’s return and will the Lord know us?

Prayer: let us pray for ourselves that we would live daily as if we are ready for the Lord’s return. And also let’s pray for the Church that we will live wisely and prepare in all aspects to grow in Him.

Song: “God is Coming” by Martin Smith


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