While sin grossly covers the earth, only those who take time to get oil will be able to shine in the darkest midnight hour of humanity.
If we want to make a true difference in the world and have any lasting impact we first should ask, “what is this oil and where do we get it?”
Watch as Misty Edwards breaks it down, defining wisdom and folly as either having oil or not having oil…
Jesus told this story:
1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were sensible. 3 When the foolish took their lamps, they didn’t take oil with them. 4 But the sensible ones took oil in their flasks with their lamps. 5 Since the groom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
6 “In the middle of the night there was a shout: ‘Here’s the groom! Come out to meet him.’
7 “Then all those virgins got up and trimmed their lamps. 8 But the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’
9 “The sensible ones answered, ‘No, there won’t be enough for us and for you. Go instead to those who sell, and buy oil for yourselves.’
10 “When they had gone to buy some, the groom arrived. Then those who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet, and the door was shut.
11 “Later the rest of the virgins also came and said, ‘Master, master, open up for us!’
12 “But he replied, ‘ I assure you: I do not know you!’
13 “Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.