If It’s Not Jesus Christ…It’s Vanity

Mankind’s inventing and building and striving activism for ‘progress’, making war against evil, even religious efforts to touch God is VANITY, it is chaos, confusion and hopelessness. It will not resolve the fatal flaw in reality. As good as these things are if they are not of Jesus Christ they are vanity. If Jesus Christ is excluded intentionally or unintentionally it is vanity, it is a waste of human effort.

These things may seem to begin to resolve things but in the end, more defeat and disappointment; we realize we were briefly living in a manufactured reality, like we are wearing virtual reality goggles.

But, the good news is that this fatal flaw has already been resolved for us, if we can accept it!

It is resolved in Jesus Christ, in him having first place in all things, first place in our individual lives (not self), first place in our families, first place in our church gatherings (not self, not clergy) and first place in entire nations (not governments).

“All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father….” – Matthew‬ ‭11:27‬a

We, like the Father, should daily hand our ‘all things’ over to Jesus Christ, he has earned them and he deserves them.

“And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; THAT IN ALL THINGS HE MIGHT HAVE THE PREEMINENCE. For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;” – Colossians‬ ‭1:18-19‬

It pleased the father that in all things he (Jesus) have the preeminence.

So I ask you and I ask me does it please us that he (Jesus) have the preeminence? the first place in all of our lives? Please comment below, how do you or how could we better give him first place?

Let us daily give him what belongs to him.

Take Care That You Not Hate Jesus

If my children hated everything I did for them, hated how I talked, hated how I looked, hated what I said, hated all I bought for them, hated when I said ‘no’, blamed what I did in their lives on Satan. Would that not be equivalent to them hating ME?

Be careful what you call evil or blame Satan for because you might accidentally begin to hate Jesus Himself. Continue reading…

What Jesus said about “the Gentiles”

I count five distinct times that Jesus mentioned the gentiles as he taught his disciples and others. When Jesus mentioned “the gentiles” he was essentially talking about humanity outside Gods covenant family. Jesus said the following about “the gentiles”: They only love those who love them back, they do not love their enemies. (Matthew 5:47) […]

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