Archive for January, 2017
I’ve heard more than one worship leader say that the music during the worship service is designed to prepare us for worship. I would strongly disagree with that assessment. The time spent with the Lord and in His Word each day is what prepares the child of God to worship Him when gathered with other believers each week, whether on Sunday morning, Sunday evening, Wednesday evening or some other time. In fact, spending time with Him is worship and should impact our lives in that way.
Following the peace and true prosperity of the 1,000-year Millennial Kingdom, there is more bad news in store for people like the ones described above (and for more about this, read Romans 1 where Paul explains the natural downward spiral of those who start out rejecting God and end up full-blown leftists). Once the Millennial Kingdom is over, the Great White Throne Judgment occurs.
While I do not believe Christians should be patriots above all things (we are Christians first), we should certainly value the rule of law. Unfortunately, during the Obama Administration, the rule of law was generally ignored in favor of the Marxists ideals that the left was busy foisting on America. Police had their hands tied behind their backs. Governors and mayors felt obligated (or emboldened, depending upon which side of the aisle they were on), to stand still and watch Marxist groups like Black Lives Matter (BLM), and other leftwing groups and organizations tear away at the fabric of American society.
Because God’s holiness and glory will be evident during the Millennial Kingdom, many born during this time will come to know Him through salvation they will ultimately receive. Remember, people born during the Millennium will still be born in corruption, or with a sin nature. They will need to come to terms with this and receive salvation during this time. Unfortunately, as we know, many will not and will side with Satan once he is released from the pit (Revelation 20:7-10). These individuals, along with Satan will be destroyed by God.
A depraved mind is one that is incapable of correct thinking, is morally corrupt or perverted as a way of living. In other words, that individual is always living in a way that feeds self and felt needs, regardless of how that person’s actions might negatively impact other people. Lighting them on fire? No worries? A man punching a woman in the face? Nothing to see there. Bill Clinton’s sexual escapades? No reason to discontinue supporting the Clintons. Yet, if these same things were done by conservatives, hell would be unleashed on them by those on the left. A depraved mind results in tremendous hypocrisy because the only thing that matters is what that person believes. It doesn’t matter if they’re right or wrong either; it only matters what they believe and how they can go about bringing their agenda to fruition.
It is extremely frustrating to me that most doctors today are brainwashed (that’s the only term I can think of that actually describes the situation) into thinking that drugs are the only way to improve health situations. While they might agree that supplements can keep you healthy (once you are healthy), very few physicians will push a patient onto supplements because those doctors have not been trained to see supplements as having the ability to heal any condition.
In many ways, the things that people do now will be done during the Millennium. People will be born, grow, marry, start their own families, have their own children, work, and celebrate life. All of it will be thoroughly rewarding as it was supposed to be when God originally created. It is really difficult to imagine, which is why we need to spend time in His Word so that His truth is illuminated to our hearts.