Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The Vision of the Kingdom (Pt 1)

Vision is one of the greatest spiritual force in life. It is a motor force,a propeller, the engine that runs & sustains the system. It is a driving force. For a man, to become anything in life, vision must be greatly coveted. Looking at the present state of the church, I discovered that what the people of God lacked is "vision". Though they are greatly engrossed in the activities & programs organized by the church heads so to say. But one thing is lacking & that is "vision". The deficiency of this has caused them to turn Christianity,which was meant to be the life of Jesus,visible in a man through his actions & functionalities into a "mere religion". It is now used as a cloak to cover up imperfect traits & vices inherent in a man's life. People living their lives with no eternity in view. Dead men with dead conscience walking upon the surface of the earth with an obscure approach to the Truth of God in a man. Everyone is living a life of complacency towards the issue of the kingdom. They sing the praises of God with their lips,but their hearts is far from Him,living a care-free life as though the custodians of their existence on earth. The vision of the kingdom has gone into oblivion in the lives of men. Everyone has soon forgotten that they came from somewhere & will surely return to give account for the life they once lived on earth. The vision of the world;what to eat,drink,wear,houses to live in has waxed exceedingly great & has outgrown the vision of the kingdom in the lives of God's people. I would like to ask the reader of this blog some couple of pertinent question. "when last did you sit down to examine the quality of your relationship with God,seeking for ways to improve it?" "when last did you cry unto the Lord to deliver you from the besetting sins holding you in thraldom,hindering you from serving the God of your Age in His own way & operations?" Lastly as someone walking with the consciousness of eternity in view. "When last did you take up your Bible, walked across your street to tell someone about the Father's love for him/her. If you don't have substantial answers to this questions. Then kindly go on your knees or bow down your heads,if you're sitting down & cry unto the Lord of all creation,to restore the "vision of the kingdom" afresh into your Vision is one of the greatest spiritual force in life. It is a motor force,a propeller, the engine that runs & sustains the system. It is a driving force. For a man, to become anything in life, vision must be greatly coveted. Looking at the present state of the church, I discovered that what the people of God lacked is "vision". Though they are greatly engrossed in the activities & programs organized by the church heads so to say. But one thing is lacking & that is "vision". The deficiency of this has caused them to turn Christianity,which was meant to be the life of Jesus,visible in a man through his actions & functionalities into a "mere religion". It is now used as a cloak to cover up imperfect traits & vices inherent in a man's life. People living their lives with no eternity in view. Dead men with dead conscience walking upon the surface of the earth with an obscure approach to the Truth of God in a man. Everyone is living a life of complacency towards the issue of the kingdom. They sing the praises of God with their lips,but their hearts is far from Him,living a care-free life as though the custodians of their existence on earth. The vision of the kingdom has gone into oblivion in the lives of men. Everyone has soon forgotten that they came from somewhere & will surely return to give account for the life they once lived on earth. The vision of the world;what to eat,drink,wear,houses to live in has waxed exceedingly great & has outgrown the vision of the kingdom in the lives of God's people. I would like to ask the reader of this blog some couple of pertinent question. "when last did you sit down to examine the quality of your relationship with God,seeking for ways to improve it?" "when last did you cry unto the Lord to deliver you from the besetting sins holding you in thraldom,hindering you from serving the God of your Age in His own way & operations?" Lastly as someone walking with the consciousness of eternity in view. "When last did you take up your Bible, walked across your street to tell someone about the Father's love for him/her. If you don't have substantial answers to this questions. Then kindly go on your knees or bow down your heads,if you're sitting down & cry unto the Lord of all creation,to restore the "vision of the kingdom" afresh into your life.

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