Wise Men Still Seek Him (3)

“That they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might…find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.”       Acts 17:27 NKJV

When Jesus was born, the biggest issue of the day was wanting lower taxes and a differet government.  Sound familiar?  In Jerusalem, the capital, we read, “When Herod the King heard [about Jesus], he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him” (Matt 2:3 NKJV).  As a result he committed one of history’s greatest atrocities by killing every Jewish baby boy under the age of two, in order to get at Jesus.  And today Jesus still forces a reaction in the hearts of men and women!  That’s why some people want to take Him out of the classroom, the courtroom, and the Congress. The forces of darkness are set on a course of trying to remove His name, His influence and His authority from all public life.  Why?  Because when you do away with God, there’s no higher power than yourself, so you get to play God!

Lenin, the father of Russian Communism, said of Christ, “His kingdom is invisible, His rule is in the hearts of men, so He can’t be tolerated.”  As a result, over twenty million people died during the revolution in an attempt to build an atheistic state.  But fighting God is futile; it’s a battle you can’t win because ultimately “every knee shall bow, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord” (See Rom 14:11).  Every prophecy concerning Christ’s first coming was fulfilled to the letter, and every prophecy concerning His second coming will be too.  So if you want to meet Him in peace, surrender your life to Him today and accept Him as your Savior.

 

This message taken from: Daily Devotional – The Word For You Today