The World Crisis and the Only Way Out
Jesse M. Hendley
In Colossians 1:26,27 the Apostle writes "Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:" If I were to sit down with each one of you individually and ask you what is your hope of heaven perhaps I would have many different answers to that question. But I want to say to you if you haven't this answer Paul gives to us you have no hope of heaven. Paul said that Christ living in your heart is your hope of heaven. If you do not have Christ in your heart you have no hope of heaven. You may join the church, you may get baptized, you may read the Bible daily and go through a lot of religious motions but my friends if Christ isn't in your heart you will never see God's heaven.
Not Christ in the Bible. Not Christ in some far off heaven. Not Christ in somebody else but Christ dwelling in your own heart is your only hope of glory according to the Apostle Paul. That's a tremendous thing. Now we are living in the crisis of the world without a shadow of a doubt. Military men are telling us that. Politicians are telling us that. Great thinkers of the world are telling us that. General Curtis LeMay has made the statement that within three years time Russia will have the capability of destroying all the cities of America. She will have the bombers, she will have the bombs to be able to get through and do that job.
It is a very alarming thing but seems not to cause a ripple upon the thinking of Americans in the greatest crisis in the history of the world. Mr. Eisenhower made this statement, if the atomic bombs fall on the cities of America that there will be 50 million people die within a period of 24 hours right here in our nation. All around the world we are face to face with ...
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