“Whom Have I in Heaven but You?”
Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you. But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds. Psalm 73:27-28
The Psalmist Asaph, knew full well, the demise of those whose lives are far from God and His laws. Those who are UNFAITHFUL, He will DESTROY. That is what ETERNITY holds for the UNBELIEVER, the one who lives a corrupt, sinful, depraved life. The one who is FAR from God, in other words, the one who has NO relationship with God, but embraces the world and its life-style.
But for the TRUE BELIEVER, it is GOOD to be NEAR God for He is their REFUGE, a SHELTER from danger, but NOT ONLY a SHELTER, He is also their SALVATION, and when a person comes to God with a TRUE REPENTANT HEART, seeking a REFUGE for their sin-laden, weary soul, they receive not only a REFUGE, but SALVATION too. And their destiny is a home in Heaven with God.
The TRUE BELIEVER will receive a better, more balanced view of life and be more equipped to live a RIGHTEOUS life, on earth, because of their RELATIONSHIP with God. It TRULY is a GOOD thing to be NEAR to God, and to follow His laws.
God is our ONLY HOPE for an eternity in Heaven. Through the SACRIFICE of His ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, Jesus Christ, we have SALVATION, and are guaranteed an ETERNAL HOME in Heaven. Since Jesus Christ is God in the flesh, who else in Heaven can provide these things for us, but God? So the Psalmist was right on spot when he said: “Whom have I in heaven but you?”
If you have NOT given your HEART and LIFE to God, then you are one of the UNFAITHFUL, an UNBELIEVER, and you are facing DESTRUCTION. You will perish, you will be spending your ETERNITY in a place called Hell, the place of UNENDING torment, torture, heartache, pain, agony and despair, unless you TURN AWAY from your sinful life and come to God with a TRUE REPENTANT HEART, CONFESSING your sins to Him and asking Him for His FORGIVENESS, BELIEVING, with ALL your HEART, that Jesus died for YOU, and is ALIVE in Heaven, making intercession for you, before God, then ACCEPT His gift of SALVATION and let Him be your REFUGE, then you can say: “Whom have I in Heaven but you?” Do it NOW, while you still can. He’s waiting and coming SOON!!!