"And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great Prince which standeth for the children of thy people; and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book. And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt." ~Daniel 12:1-2~

When you look back at the year 2020, most people are happy it has passed. Is your happiness in the passing of 2020 really warranted? Despite the pandemic, what good seed did you sow in 2020 that will generate a great return to you in the year 2021? Where was your heart's placement in the year 2020? The year 2021 is the year that you will receive whatever seed you sowed in the year 2020 and all the previous years. So, take a minute to look back on the year 2020 and the previous years, and take a total assessment of each of your individual actions. What did you do to earn your rightful place in The Kingdom?

There is no amount of money or worldly valuables that you can offer that will earn you a place in The Kingdom. Your superiority and privilege is non-existent in The Kingdom. It does not matter your race, nationality or ethnicity. If your name is not found written in the Ancient Books of Old (they do exist), you will experience shame and everlasting contempt as the Scriptures states. The year 2020 was "The Great and Terrible Day of The Lord." The year 2021 will now determine who will receive the "Terrible" portion of the Lord's Day and who will receive the "Great" portion of the Lord's Day. What portion of The Lord's Day you will receive, is already determined by YOU and your daily decision making. Every action you took in the year 2020 and the previous years, whether good or bad, will now be returned to you. You know the results of your actions and how they have affected others. You know how you have made people feel. You know how you have affected the world. It does not matter who you are. You are about to be rewarded according to your individual works, as the Scriptures tell you.

Divine Law does not acknowledge worldly man-made laws, superiority and privilege, because Divine Law is superior over ALL. Your man-made laws, superiority and privilege will not allow you to buy your way out of, create a law to exempt you from, or use your privilege to escape the wrath of The Lord's Great and Terrible Day, no matter how important you think you are. There is no underground dwelling elaborate enough or equipped enough, no matter how deep you have dug into the earth, that will allow you to escape your portion of The Lord's Great and Terrible Day. As the Scriptures states, "And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?"

In conclusion, "Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD. Thou shouldest not have entered into the gate of my people in the day of their calamity; yea, thou shouldest not have looked on their affliction in the day of their calamity, nor have laid hands on their substance in the days of their calamity. For the day of the LORD is near upon all the heathen: as thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee: thy reward shall return upon thine own head." ~Obadiah: 1-15~

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Monica M. Burns, PhD Is A Spiritual Counselor.