In both Thessalonica and Berea there are believers. However, the characters of the two towns are different. What is the difference? (Thessalonica is called Salonika today.)
How much madness it seems to the worldly one that God says we are sinners and that Jesus is the only way to be saved from our sin.
And yet, here from the mouth of unbelievers comes a most important message: “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also,”
By taking the good news of Jesus to the world around us, WE TURN THE WORLD UPSIDE DOWN.
How wonderful and awesome and scary this is!
That God would work through us, broken and frail vessels, to turn the world on its head.
Hallelujah, what a powerful all-knowing all-seeing God we worship! What a King we have! What a Saviour that works within us!
* Dear Lord God,
The message of Jesus turns the world upside down.
Please help us to preach the good news with every word, thought and deed.
And when we fail, broken as we are, please drive us onwards to Jesus. Point us to Him. Let us see Jesus – And be assured of our salvation in Him.