Amazing how the media is trying to focus on the current events- earthly things- and present such negative outlooks and comments.
The arise of depression is occurring on so many.
The cost of living becoming harder for many to meet.
Weather variations stimulating financial repercussions as well.
Supposed church leaders encourage prayer, which is in appearance for the good of the people- and can indeed be of good intentions- but instills much concern in the masses and stimulates many questions as to what is happening and why.
This tends to diminish/overlook what Paul talks about.
Philippians 3;13b-21 " However, one thing-
forgetting the things behind and eagerly reaching out to the things ahead, I press on with the goal in view for the prize of that which is above of God in Christ Jesus.
Therefore, as many as are full-grown, let this be our resolve;
and if you are somewhat differently resolved God shall also reveal this to you,
nevertheless, we have already advanced to where we are stepping along in the same rank.
Brethren, become imitation of me together and pay close attention to people who are living this way- even as you have us as an example-
for MANY are walking- of whom I have often been telling you, and now even weeping I tell you -as enemies of the cross of Christ;
whose end is destruction,
whose god is the belly,
and whose glory is in their shame.
who are resolved on the earthly things.
For OUR citizenship is in the heavens;
from where we do ardently expect a saviour-
The Lord Jesus Christ-
Who WILL transform our humbled body into conformity with His glorified body according to the energy with which He is able to subdue all things to Himself."
Now that is a brilliant concept and true demonstration of the love of Christ.
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