Now Is Our Time

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“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Isaiah 49:4

Though I thought I had toiled in vain, and for nothing, uselessly, spent my strength, yet my reward is with the LORD, my recompense is with my God.

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For prophets, there was little reward in outcomes.

The masses usually turned on them and many times killed them.

They did the same to Jesus.

They did the same to many of Jesus’ followers.

I’m sure that’s why Jesus assured his followers that they would be persecuted.

Those who toil in the trenches for the oppressed know that they can’t rely on rewards from the powers that be.

Their rewards will be in the eternal realm, the realm of the eternal love of God.

Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to mind.

Abraham Lincoln comes to mind.

Medgar Evers comes to mind.

Archbishop Oscar Romero comes to mind.

Perhaps the oppression and the killing will come to an end one glorious day when the kingdom of God truly does come on earth as it is in heaven.

But remember: It’s up to each of us to cooperate in this unfolding divine plan.

Now is our time.

The eternal reward of God’s love begins now for those who love.

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Listen to the song of the day “Pour Me Out” on the Give Praise and Thanks album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on Amazon Music by clicking HERE.

Purchase my book “Mercy Reigns: A Daily Devotional of Compassion, Comfort and Healing” on Amazon by clicking HERE.

Remember: God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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