Even so, come Lord Jesus.
On January 1 we will begin reading through the Old Testament and then the New Testament with daily posts to guide your reading. I hope you will plan to read through the Bible with me and invite your friends to do the same.
Today’s reading: Revelation 20-22.
Jesus’s resurrection is the beginning of God’s new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. That, after all, is what the Lord’s Prayer is about. ― N.T. Wright, Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church
“Where will my journey of faith take me?”
N. T. Wright’s words describe heaven’s invasion of earth. In one sense it began with Jesus’ ministry on earth. It intensified as the church spread and grew. It will be fully realized, the invasion will be complete, when earth is remade and…
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