Royal choice

Revelation 1:4b-8

Envision this scene: A high-profile pastor passionately describes what the kingdom would be like if political leaders committed to God were elected. He calls it the God Ticket. As he speaks, the Jumbo-Tron screen towering above the choir loft displays a montage of pictures of a particular candidate in a variety of engaging poses meant to lead the viewers to trust him and vote for him. There’s no need to mention the candidate’s name—the pictures tell the story and etch into the worshipers’ minds the notion that this particular candidate is God’s choice. All we have to do is attend the coronation by casting our vote.


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