Have you ever had that person in your circle that just can’t be happy that something good just happened to you? They just have to say something negative to put a damper on the celebration and all in the name of being a realist. It’s as if they just can’t be happy that your happy.
Notice that God is calling out of Babylon those He calls “My people.” Jesus has His people, from all walks of life, within many religions and denominations including Roman Catholicism, that He is calling out.
The glory that fills the earth is the radiant light of God’s character of love. Therefore Revelation 18:1 is just a repeat of the first of the 3 angel’s messages found in Revelation 14:6-7, which is the “everlasting Gospel.”
We are now, presently living under the influence of the global system of End-Time Babylon. And while we may quickly, in a worship setting, claim loyalty to Christ and His Kingdom, what really has our loyalty and allegiance?
They could see something in Him that didn’t make them want to run in fear. They could see in His eyes an inexhaustible depth of love that poured out into their hearts like healing water and they were drawn.
They were blocking the very people who needed the Gospel and Jesus couldn’t take it anymore! And this is what happens when in our lives, in our homes or even in our worship service, when we loose focus on Jesus…
Should Jesus personally show up in our lives, homes and worship today what would He find? Would He find us focused on Him? And What happens if we’re not focused on Him? Let’s find out in Matthew 21:12-17.
You may remember a Kia commercial that came out in 2010 that was funny, cute, a little weird and yet very nostalgic, all at the same time. It was a commercial with humanlike hamsters dressed in 90’s hip hop fashion, dancing…
So I’m riding on a bus with some young adults from my church, on the way back home from a young adult spiritual retreat, when the girl that I was seeing wouldn’t even speak to me. As a matter of fact, she looked upset with me and I didn’t know why.
Inspired by Jesus’ non-violent Kingdom movement, Dr. King, along with so many others, in non-violent protest and civil disobedience, stood in the face of some of the darkest hatred and racial systemic injustice.