Not long ago I lay awake during the night listening to a play on World Service Radio. It was a good play, and I was enjoying it. But the inevitable happened; I fell asleep before the end and was left wondering how it finished.
Endings are important because things don’t make sense without them. A book with the last pages missing is a real irritation. A film minus its end is the same.
We often live life as though it had no end at all. But life does have an end, sometimes a very sudden and unexpected one, so being prepared for the end is of the utmost importance.
The Bible says this of those whose trust is in Jesus, ‘I am convinced that neither death nor life … neither the present nor the future … not anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
(see Romans 8:38-39)