By Jim Burgen from “No More Dragons” – Faith Gateway June 11, 2018
Being the Hunted
What did Jesus call people who were attacked by dragons,
regardless of the righteous way they were conducting their lives? Jesus called
these people normal. Jesus made a few promises about what would happen to us,
regardless of our faith. Here is what Jesus promised those who love Him the
In this world you will have trouble. – John 16:33
Jesus didn’t say, “In this world, there is a slight chance that you will go through hard times.” Jesus didn’t say, “If you don’t have enough faith, you will have trouble.” Jesus didn’t say, “If you go to church, stop cussing, don’t drink too much, and always keep your promises, then you won’t have any trouble.” Instead, Jesus said that trouble will hunt you. Period.
If you are alive and breathing, you will have trouble in this world. Either you will hunt the dragon, or the dragon will hunt you. There is no escaping it.
Jesus had every right to make this statement. Jesus believed all the right things, and He had stronger faith and loved God more than you and I will ever be able to. Still, soon after making this statement, Jesus was arrested and nailed to a cross.
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