By Patrick Hawthorne
Uh Oh! It’s on today. As I was getting ready for work this morning I felt the need to rock out to Habakkuk from the audio version of the Message Bible. Yeah…that’s right. I’m pumped.
Yeah, Habakkuk starts out a little on the slow and gloomy side, but dude, let me tell you, it really picks up the beat in the third chapter when Habakkuk pulls out his Axe (electric guitar for you non-rockers) and rips out a righteous solo of God’s victories.
“Angry, You stomped through Earth. Furious, you crushed the godless nations. You were out to save Your people, to save Your specially chosen people. YOU BEAT THE STUFFING out of King Wicked…”
“Dude, if you ain’t excited about that, we need to check you for a pulse. Call 911 someone cause this joker needs to be revived.”
All this hoo-rah that is going on in this world is nothing compared to what my Jesus is going to do when He makes His triumphant return. He’s not coming back as a passive lamb being led to the slaughter. No, He is coming back as the Conquering King.
“I AM the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,”Says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come,
Don’t fret, don’t be dismayed, don’t howl and whine at the misery you see before you. Don’t give ISIS even one shred of a moment of worry. ISIS who? Stand up. Lift up you heads, because Your REDEMPTION is drawing near.
Ok, I’ve got to go run. Anyone got the theme song from Rocky? Anyone? Be blessed, my friends.