Thought of the Day


I’ve been working my way through a Charles Spurgeon daily devotional. It’s short and gets to the point. Last night he made this excellent point:

The world will never be a friend of a friend of Christ.

Think about that one for a minute. He went on to say that earthly persecution is the worldly path of the follower of Christ and the only reason more Christians aren’t tortured or placed on the rack these days is because the law of the land, through the providence of God, fairly well outlaws those things these days.

It was a good perspective. And it’s always the reason I don’t get extremely worked up over the thought of the Christ haters taking over. Sure I’ll fight, but at the end of the day, the world is headed in that direction by design. We must still keep up the good fight with the knowledge that we will win out in the end, but it is still the natural progression of things.

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  • Since the Demos are helping the radical Muslims by wanting to get our troops out of Iraq, as we’ve been “holding them off at the pass”, do you think if the radical Muslims would get thru the doors of the Congress, would the Demos bow the knee to them and give them the key to the country to “keep the peace” or would the members of Congress race home “on holiday” or Spring break and hope the Muslims don’t find them as they “bury their heads in the sand” at home? Radical Muslims will want to chop off our heads if we don’t become Muslims. I feel so sorry for the Christians in the Middle East if we leave Iraq as well as for the now moderate Muslims who very likely will not be able to stay “moderate”. We must not be afraid. “And, lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age,” said Jesus, the Christ. So we are never alone if we are “in Christ”. So we need to “stay alert” and pray Christ Jesus, come quickly!

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