Many times a good knowledge of what happens after a very serious step of action is taken goes a long way to propel one to act. We have understood what a rubicon is and have seen what it is like dwelling on that side of the rubicon and also seen the need to cross over. Briefly, let us see a few of the benefits across the rubicon because they are inexhaustible.
The first thing you encounter is the open hands of the Master and Saviour Jesus Christ, on whose invitation you are coming (Matt. 11:28; Rev. 3:20; Jn. 5:5-6; 8:12; Lk. 15:17-20). Embracing Him in total repentance and submission transforms the sinner and the saved youth (Gal. 1:3-4; Eph. 2:1-5).
There is a change of status – from being a sinner to being saved, from living in bondage to freedom (Eph. 2:1-5; Rom. 8:1; Lk. 15:22-24). There are benefits of things that accompany salvation (Matt. 6:33; Deut. 28:1-14; Ps. 91:1-16), and opportunity for further Christian experiences and gifts from God (1Thess. 5:23; Josh. 5:2). The heart of the enemies will melt and fear for your sake (Josh. 5:1). The Lord will guide, direct and launch you into His steps (cons. Jn. 8:12; Ps. 73:24). The blessings are not just for now but eternal bliss is available at the end (Rev. 21:1-7). It is incredible joy and glory across the rubicon.
Crossing The Rubicon, How Easy?
It is easy for there is a helping hand. The invisible hand of the Lord is stretched out ready to lift whosoever is willing across the dreaded river or fortified wall of Rubicon (Jn.16:8; Matt.14:28-31). Jesus, the son of God has accomplished all that is needed through his death to cross you over (Is.53:4-12; Jn.19:30). All it takes is a deep and conscious consideration of the step you intend to take, an understanding that it is an irreversible decision unlike at other times whatsoever the consequences (cons. Lk.9:62; Phil.1:21; Acts 21:13). All you need is a total repentance, confession, acceptance of the Lord Jesus and an irrevocable surrender, decision and commitment to get and walk IN HIS STEPS (Ps.34:18; 51:17; Is.66:2). Now that you have come to the bank of this dreaded river Rubicon, look straight and see the saving hands of Jesus the Lord stretched to catch your hands. As you hear the sound ‘Advance’ run into His saving hands with weeping and submission and in a moment, you will find yourself at the other side. There, you shall come to know Him better and more and more. Now, ADVANCE!