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Discover the Compassion of Jesus (33 of 58)
Series: Revelation - From Now to Forever
The Tide of the War for the World has turned in Revelation 14. Jesus stands on His holy hill Zion. Beneath Zion the Beast from the Abyss empowered by Satan has crawled ashore. On the earth death stalks all that refuse Satan and turn to Jesus. Around Jesus on Mt. Zion stand His servants.
They stay secure in the face of danger for Jesus is with them.
They stay JOYFUL in the midst of desolation for Jesus is with them.
They stay PURE in a sea of filth for Jesus is with them.
They stay TRUTHFUL in a world of lies for Jesus is with them.
They stay HOPEFUL in the land of doom for Jesus is with them.
No place in all the Word of God is the COMPASSION of Jesus more clearly seen. Discover the COMPASSION of Jesus in sending the everlasting gospel through the 144,000 witnesses, the angelic messenger and announcing the limits of His compassion (14).
When Jesus walks this world of woe His heart wells up with compassion. The most frequent emotion of Jesus noted by those who knew Him, walked with Him and observed Him closely for 3 ½ years is COMPASSION. To see Jesus is to see the love, mercy and compassion of God toward fallen sinners.
Doubters look around them at their circumstances, the faithful look to Jesus. We are transported to Mount Zion, the first time Zion is mentioned in the book. Zion the place where God dwells on His Throne signals that the invasion has been launched. The general Himself, The Lamb of God stands on Zion with His own and signals the end is near.
There are two parts to this chapter. In the first 7 verses we see the delights of life with Jesus: With Jesus is:
SECURITY IN THE FACE OF DANGERS V. 1-2
JOY IN THE MIDST OF DESOLATION v. 3
PURITY IN THE SEA OF FILTH v. 4a
TRUTH IN A WORLD OF LIES v. 5
HOPE IN THE LAND OF DOOM. v. 6-7
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