THE FOUR WIVES

This is something to think about: 4 WIVES
Once upon a time there was a rich King who had four wives.
He loved the 4th wife the most and adored her with rich robes
and treated her to the finest of delicacies. He gave her nothing
but the best.
He also loved the 3rd wife very much and was always
showing her off to neighbouring kingdoms. However, he feared
that one day she would leave him for another.
He also loved his 2nd wife. She was his confidant and was
always kind, considerate and patient with him.
Whenever the King faced a problem, he could confide in her,
and she would help him get through the difficult times.
The King’s 1st wife was a very loyal partner and had made
great contributions in maintaining his wealth and kingdom.
However, he did not love the first wife. Although she loved
him deeply, he hardly took notice of her!
One day, the King fell ill and he knew his time was short.
He thought of his luxurious life and wondered, I now have four
wives with me, but when I die, I’ll be all alone.”
Thus, he asked the 4th wife , “I loved you the most, endowed
you with the finest clothing and showered great care over you.
Now that I’m dying, will you follow me and keep me
company?”
“No way!”, replied the 4th wife, and she walked away without
another word.
Her answer cut like a sharp knife right into his heart.
The sad King then asked the 3rd wife, “I loved you all my
life. Now that I’m dying, will you follow me and keep me
company?”
“No!”, replied the 3rd wife. “Life is too good!
When you die, I’m going to remarry!”
His heart sank and turned cold.
He then asked the 2nd wife, “I have always turned to you for
help and you’ve always been there for me.
When I die, will you follow me and keep me company?”
“I’m sorry, I can’t help you out this time!”, replied the 2nd
wife. “At the very most, I can only walk with you to your
grave.”
Her answer struck him like a bolt of lightning, and the King
was devastated. Then a voice called out: “I’ll go with you.
I’ll follow you no matter where you go.”
The King looked up, and there was his first wife. She was very
skinny as she suffered from malnutrition and neglect.
Greatly grieved, the King said, “I should have taken much
better care of you when I had the chance!”
In truth, we all have the 4 wives in our lives:
Our 4th wife is our body. No matter how much time and
effort we lavish in making it look good, it will leave us when
we die.
Our 3rd wife is our possessions, status and wealth. When we
die, it will all go to others.
Our 2nd wife is our family and friends. No matter how much
they have been there for us, the farthest they can stay by us
is up to the grave.
And our 1st wife is our Soul. Often neglected in pursuit of
wealth, power pleasures of the world.However, our Soul is the
only thing that will follow us where ever we go. Cultivate,
strengthen and cherish it now, for it is the only part of us that
will follow us to the throne of God and continue with us
throughout Eternity.
Value your soul and feed with the word of God and prayer.
Think about it where will ur soul be if u gain everything in dis
wick world. Meditate on. Jesus is coming ur soul must return
to our creator if not it will to d wrong place. Heaven n Hell is
real. Do nt be deceive by anybody work out ur salvation.

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