The Invasion of Truth


The Invasion of Truth

"...My (Jesus) kingdom is not of this world: if it were...My servants would fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but My kingdom is not from here. Pilate said...Are You a king then? Jesus answered, You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born, and for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears My voice." (John 18:36-37)

"I (Jesus) have given them (My disciples) Your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. [15] I pray not that You should take them out of the world, but that you should keep them from the evil. [16] They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. [17] Sanctify them through Your truth: Your word is truth. [18] As You have sent Me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. [19] And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. [20] Neither pray I for these alone, but for them (ME and YOU if you believe) also which shall believe on Me through their word…" (John 17:14-20)

In short... we, in our world, needed an outsider to graciously redeem us from the inside out. But not just any outsider would do or could do what was needed? The Creator had ONLY one solution... Himself! Only He could BE, what He required, for the eternal salvation of a world that could not save itself. Only God can save... and Jesus said He was the ANSWER and was SENT by His Father, from a kingdom that's not of this world, (but has dominion over this world, a kingdom that flesh and blood cannot inherit), to be uniquely born in our world, to rescu

Apr 23, 2022
Sunday Afternoon
John 7; John 18
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