Where is Hope?
The Saviour: “Repent for the kingdom of God is at hand.”
The Martyr: “Father forgive them for they know not what they do.”
The Prophet: “The Kings of the earth are a vanity, the nations are as a drop in a bucket.”
The Charlatan and Jester: “Make the mortal vanity and dust of empire great again. We are the greatest” wink, wink, nudge, nudge.
The Saints: “His kingdom come.”
The Sinners: “All hail the wind”, grasp, grasp, grasp.
The Philosopher: “Are we looking to earthly authorities and powers or above?”
The Saviour: “My kingdom is not of this world… all authority in heaven and in earth has been given to me…heaven and earth pass away, but my word is forever.”
The Prophet: “Of the increase of His government there shall be no end.” There is Hope!*
*Notes and verses of interest: Kingdom – Matt 24:14, Col 1:14, There is an eternal kingdom and the great king is God – Dan 4: 3, 34, The kingdom is for members of all peoples, for the saints who gain not only forgiveness but citizenship – Dan 7:14, 27, It is a kingdom of peace and justice unlike war like kingdoms of earth – Is 9:7, Entry is supplied by Jesus who makes His people citizens – 2 Peter 1:11, The currency of the kingdom is the light of His love – Col 1:12-14