|Short Note - There Is Another King|
|Written by Ben Winslett|
|Tuesday, 15 March 2016 09:10|
Recently, we've been studying through Paul's writings to the Thessalonian church. This body of believers was the second congregation established in Europe and received the word in much persecution.
When the opposition began in Thessalonica, one of the accusations went as follows:
"...and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus." - Acts 17:7
Election years have become more and more heated and anxious in America in the last couple of decades. I know we live in troubling times. But, notice the reputation of our first century brethren: They affirmed there was another King, one greater than Caesar, Jesus Christ!
Guess what! Jesus isn't up for reelection. And it doesn't matter who is occupying a temporal throne, Jesus reigns eternal. He is the King of kings and Lord of lords. So, take a breath and remember things have been before and yet could be a whole lot worse. Regardless of your earthly nationality, if you love Christ you're a citizen of the Kingdom of Heaven. Be of good cheer!