And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;
And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead. And He laid His right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
Behold, He cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see Him, and they also which pierced Him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of Him. Even so, Amen.
Don't think of eternity as way out yonder in the future, a long time away, years on down the road. It is just a heartbeat away. We are living on the edge of eternity.