Over the course of history, we’ve observed nations rise among nations, countries crumble, people groups slowly wither away, crowds demonstrate animosity toward one another, and rulers ruthlessly seek to gain more power.
In each of these cases, it has appeared to make the world tainted, dismal, and dark. And sadly, it has caused a restlessness in our hearts, mourning what has been lost and growing concerned for what is to come.
Our current state of affairs proves our world is groaning for peace. However, as long as we live in broken bodies in a messy world riddled with war, crime, and famine, we are going to encounter unsettling times. But take heart. All is not lost. Let’s find hope together!
If we flip through the Gospel of John, also known as “the disciple Jesus loved,” we see this beautiful imagery of Jesus.
We see Jesus’ ministry and, in essence, the “heart” of the Bible — Jesus is the Son of God and the way to everlasting life. There within…