Worship the Ever-Present Christ!
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John. —Revelation 1:1
In the latter part of the first century, just off the coast of
As storms blew in over the Aegean Sea, I am confident that he found great peace remembering Jesus’ power to still howling winds as He did when the disciples were in the boat on the stormy
No matter where John was, he was near his beloved and ever-present Lord Jesus Christ. When he “looked full in His wonderful face, the things of earth grew strangely dim in the light of His glory and grace.” 1 And John’s heart, overwhelmed with joy, worshiped!
You and I can also worship the ever-present Christ, but we get to see more of Him than John saw. John did not personally witness what Matthew, Mark, and Luke reported. We have all the Gospels through which to see Christ, so we have an abundance of precious moments of Christ’s power to meditate upon.
Christ is with us at home, at school, at work, or wherever we may be! What a thought! I wonder: Do you purposefully look for evidence of Christ’s presence throughout your day and talk about it? I hope so! Jesus will never be out of sight for us. The next time you feel alone, desolate, or useless, remember that just as Jesus was never out of sight for John, He will never be out of sight for you—ever!
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