Christ is the key that unlocks the mystery of history.
Poetic, isn’t it? The quote above, in part, is from a German theologian. After writing more than 17,000 pages on the Bible and Christ these are his concluding thoughts.
The key to everything is Jesus Christ. If you leave him out the box remains locked, the mystery still a mystery, the reason for our existence still uncertain.
Jesus himself told the religious leaders, “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;” That’s either the most arrogant thing ever said or the most profound truth ever revealed.
Your response to Christ is the most important decision you will ever make.
Years ago I spent some time with the great Major Ian Thomas. He was a wonderful man of God, crusty to be sure, but he loved the Lord. Once, before he spoke, I made the mistake of asking him, “What are you going to talk about tonight?”
He replied, with a bit of irritation, “I’m going to talk about Jesus, what else is there to talk about?”
And he’s right.
In the last book of the bible these words begin the text, “The revelation of Jesus Christ.” In five words we get a hint to the theme of this last book, to the entire bible, and in this book revelations about Jesus are in nearly every chapter. It’s about him. He’s the key to everything!
Without Christ, without knowing him, life remains a mystery. Without him we have no purpose, no meaning, no reason for being.
Jesus Christ is the key to everything. Do you know him?
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