E-book: The Kingdom strikes back -- Signs of the Messiah
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This electronic book (e-book) is on missions. It shows how the
words of Jesus about Kingdom signs resonate with what's
happening in the Caribbean island of Haiti. These 6 chapters plus a foreword and conclusion
demonstrate that the Kingdom is indeed in our midst.
Jesus said His
kingdom would appear insignificant as it emerged. The Kingdom would at first, He said, seem no
more than a tiny mustard seed. Not at all impressive. Old Testament
prophets predicted people wouldn't even recognize the Kingdom at first. Isaiah, for instance, said
that the Messiah would be "despised and rejected" (Isaiah 53:3). Jesus came to a people who
were expecting a Messiah to appear. Many of them, however, did not recognize Him; He just did
not seem impressive enough.
To some looking on today, God's kingdom may not inspire
awe. Don't be caught napping. The Kingdom is present. It is growing in presence and power. I've
glimpsed some mighty Kingdom feats in Haiti. Today the Kingdom is at work there as well as
elsewhere. In Haiti, the Kingdom is giving sight to the blind. It is cleansing the lepers, making
the deaf to hear, and making the lame to walk. Most important of all, the Kingdom is giving the
Good News to the poor.
As I've watched the Holy
Spirit of God at work in Haiti, I always come away reassured that on the day of the
Resurrection, Jesus will remove all disorders and blemishes from our bodies. He will clothe us in
immortal health, beauty, and glory That's our hope. This brutal, cruel world will pass away. It
will be replaced by a reign of peace -- true shalom will prevail. Defaced beauty will
be restored. Wounds will be healed. All sorrows will be lifted.
Around the globe, we're getting a foretaste of this. Christ is
at the Father's right hand. Today the Lord of Lords and King of Kings offers His invincible power
to His Church.
The Messiah has come. We have seen the signs of His work.
The Kingdom is striking back.
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