The greatest revolution in history is the revolt of the Kingdom of Jesus against the ruler of this dark air, against the principalities of self-love and pride and idolatry and greed that have set themselves up as “kings” in this world.
The greatest revolt of all time is the one eternal light is mounting against these temporary shadows.
The church, flawed though she is, is the instrument of that revolution. She is the people of the coming victory.
The church, the beloved wife of Jesus Christ, is a people of dangerous love. She is a people of violent forgiveness. Christians are a battering ram to the world’s worst lies, both the ones it’s told and the ones it’s been sold. Our Christian kindness undermines the world’s bloody economy. The church’s mercy upends this world’s dark systems.
Our love of children assaults abortion. Our care for the poor undercuts materialism. Our promise-keeping in marriage takes a baseball bat to lust. Our humble serving stands against belligerence and hate. Christian kindness towards our enemies is an assault on everything Hell stands for. We are fighting against something just by being children of God.
We are ice cold water thrown into the face of a world stunned and punch drunk by bitterness and rivalries and selfishness. We make war with hate by the audacious power of love. We overcome evil with good.
We are the people of the greatest revolution.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.