Dwight L. Moody stood on the rolling Ashley Downs admiring the two vast buildings that stood magnificently before him. They were not the only reason he had crossed the Atlantic to England, but they were certainly one of them. To see them and to speak to the man that had brought them into being.
I had planned to write a general article about transitioning from one kingdom to the next, but the more I tried to make sense of it, the more unfathomable it seemed. Yet all is not lost, for behind this is a particular story: the story of how I found myself in the kingdom of God.
In the film the Matrix, Morpheus offers Neo the choice between a red pill and a blue pill. The blue pill will cause him to forget the conversation and return to his current illusion. The red pill will show him the truth. It may be easier to live with the illusion, but most of us would rather know the truth. This may be fiction, but we have a similar choice to make. Reality is not where we think. It is time to choose: the red pill or the blue pill?
The Gospels are sometimes compared with a necklace, where each story is a pearl. We have spent so many years examining the pearls that many have lost sight of the whole necklace. This is the whole story Mark wrote down…