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Christianity Works - April 21

  • 2017 Apr 21



Voice in the Wilderness
by Berni Dymet 

John 5:24 Very truly, I tell you, anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life, and does not come under judgment, but has passed from death to life.

It's fascinating to see how popular opinion changes over time.  A few centuries ago, slavery was accepted.  Today, we abhor the idea.  Fancy someone owning someone else.  Unbelievable.  But when William Wilberforce challenged slavery, they ridiculed him.

Just a few decades ago - smoking was socially acceptable - despite the mounting evidence.  Today, increasingly, it's being banned in public places, even though just ten years ago, those who advocated such a radical change were ridiculed.

Group think is a powerful thing.  We don't like "voices in the wilderness" - especially, when they're right.

And so when Jesus comes along and talks about - right and wrong.  Heaven and hell.  Consequences.  And yet, offers Himself to us as the answer - it's so easy to just push Him aside.  Ridicule Him.

But no matter how much we want to ignore Him, He is the Son of God.  And the offer of eternal life is there for each one of us. 

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