|Model of Herod's Temple- photo by Anne Laine|
|Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives- photo by Steve Hughes|
How do you like that? The end will come after a period of intense mission activity in which the gospel message will be preached to every nation—literally, every ethnic group in existence. If I could paraphrase this whole message I might say it like this: Lose your obsession with comfort, security, and ethnic pride and throw yourselves into my good news campaign to reach every single ethnic group known on earth. He is telling them, “Don’t waste your lives on temporary things when you can engage in eternal things.”
What about you? Are you stuck on temporary? What is it that keeps you from engaging in eternal things? Today there are still 6,900 unreached, unengaged people groups in the world without access to the Gospel. You can start making an eternal impact today through prayer. Jesus said “...pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest” (Luke 10:2 ESV). Who knows? Maybe He will send you?