Month: July 2012

First and the Last

When the Creator came to earth as Jesus 2 millenia ago He taught many things about what greatness really is. He, being the greatest person Himself, was in the position to teach us what it means. If we really pay attention to Him and take it to heart, we can also achieve some measure of greatness. Jesus never taught us to free slaves, instead He taught us to become slaves ourselves. Not to men, but to His Father. It’s sort of like those people that offer their service to a fireman that saves their child from a fire. If we offer our service to Jesus without any desire for recompence, we reserve a reward from His Father in heaven which is far greater than any achievement possible in this life. Jesus came to save us from the eternal fires of Hell “prepared for the devil and his messengers”, and or, banishment to “outer darkness” with “weaping and the gnashing of teeth”. If we live only to achieve earthly glory and greatness before men (to be first) and live in complete ignorance of the Creator who put us here, we will end up with nothing before our Creator and will be…

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