Small Beginnings

Eidos | 8/19/2019 | Staff
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There was a time when the entire church was one woman and the child in her womb. She had given consent, heard God and obeyed. This was a small beginning and the woman and her seed were inevitable Christmas against which the Roman Emperor was a mere footnote to date the birth of the Christ.

God deals with us in small beginnings lest we be overwhelmed and lost in His great glory and grandeur. We are small creatures, though in God’s image, and broken by our bad choices. God comes to heal and repair what is lost moving slowly so that as little is permanently forgotten as is possible.

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Men are tempted to despite small beginnings and worship those devils who can give us the world and great glory. This is the quickest way to be broken: seeking a Kingdom now and not to come, our will and not His being done. Grand and glorious beginnings led by men most often end in decline and fall often titanic in scope, hurting many. The God of small beginnings brings us to Paradise, but the trip begins in a changed heart.

The Jewish people, a remnant of them, found themselves restored from exile back in God’s promised land. Things were not, however, as many had imagined. They were a colonized people and the Kingdom had not been restored. The city was less than what had been in living memory and the Temple, the walls, every project were delayed. Even when finished the remnant lived in a city that seemed not-so-glorious. A remnant in reconstructed...
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