The Answer to Our Chaos

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Chaos dominates our world.  Everywhere we look there is turmoil.  One nation oppresses another.  Economies rise and fall like the waves of the sea.  The weather seems completely out of control.  Governments are deadlocked over policies.  One generation cannot see eye-to-eye with another.  Families split apart.  Children are pulled back and fort between parents, causing them to live in a state of complete confusion.  Church leaders crash and burn on almost a weekly basis.  Instability seems to abound on every level of life.  Where does all this chaos come from?

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Where the Truth Lies

We have all heard it said that there are two sides to every story, and the truth is somewhere in the middle. I’m not sure I believe that anymore.

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I believe every story has three sides.  My side.  Your side.  God’s side.  Guess where the truth lies.

That means we can only get to the truth by living in the Reign.

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How the Kingdom Progresses

It never ceases to amaze me how the King could take such simple things from everyday life and use them to profoundly illustrate the Kingdom of God.  But that is  the true essence of a parable.  It takes something ordinary and throws it alongside a spiritual truth in order to make it come alive in the minds of those who have ears to hear.  In this post we will look at a picture the King took from the kitchens of the day to help us understand how the Kingdom progresses.

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