Christ Culture

Luke 13:30
“For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”

Jesus says that the people our culture looks down upon…those viewed as being “last”…might actually be looked upon as “first” in the viewpoint of God’s Kingdom. And the reverse is also true. What matters in God’s eyes is our motivation in all that we do. What is in our hearts? Am I catering to my ego…or to the Greater Good? If we are motivated by love, mercy, forgiveness and compassion…then the Kingdom of God is at hand! In the Reign of God…there is no “first” and “last”…no separationno one excluded. All are one. We are each called to live our lives in such a way that God’s kingdom does come “on earth as is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10).

Suggested song of the day– “Salvation” on the Live to Love album.
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Remember…God loves you!


About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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4 Responses to Christ Culture

  1. chaddamitz says:

    Amen. As Jesus said, those who want to be first will be last, and those will want to be last, will be first. It’s all about serving God in a humble attitude and giving Him all the glory, honor, and praise.

  2. den169 says:

    Bill, every once in awhile I get the urge to tell you how solid your reflections are. This is one of those times. –Dennis

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