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HAVE YOUR LAMPS GONE OUT?

Matthew 25:8, “And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.”   Years ago in Sunday School, I was asked to explain what this parable was about?  I quickly replied that it was about “preparation” and I gave an example of preparation that had nothing to do with the Return of Christ.   I knew it was a parable about the Return of Christ, but I don’t know why I said what I said.  When I got home I had a strong feeling that when I got to Bible Study on Wednesday night that I would hear about this, and I was right.    As soon as I walked into the church, my pastor began to teach about this parable and one of the things she mentioned was prayer.  Today, God has given me another chance to explain this parable as it relates to the Return of Christ, and this is what the Holy Spirit gave me.       Sisters and brothers, I have a question to ask you, too?  Have your lamps gone out? Do you still have the light of Christ in you?  Do you still