From The Archives: Where Do You Live?

White Rose

Ladies, gentlemen, young people, please fasten your seat belts as we make our final ascent to our destination. As you disembark please take a few moments for your eyesight to adjust to the brightness, which is due to the total lack of darkness in your new host country.

To assist you in settling comfortably into your new surroundings we have compiled some vital information you will need to negotiate the unfamiliar terrain successfully. We recommend you read carefully, making whatever changes are necessary to your belief system.

Welcome to the Kingdom!

Things You Should Know About Your New Place of Residence

Founder: Father

Monarch: The Lamb, King of Kings, Lord of Lords

Ministry of the Environment: Spirit of God

Geographical Location: At hand

Size: Same as a mustard seed

Entry Visa: Repentance

Cost of Visa: Already paid

Passport: Blood of the Lamb

System of Law: Love

Citizenship: Free

Nationality: Royal Priesthood

Government: All who do not wish to govern

Language: Truth

Currency: Faith

History: In the beginning was the Word

Topography: Peace

Time Zone: Eternity

People groups: Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Health Service: What’s that?

Social Service: Justice and Mercy

Climate: Joy unspeakable and full of glory

Culture: Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control

Military Policy: Love your enemies

Food: Living Word

Dress Code: Humility

Main Industry: Worship of the Living God

Honorory Citizens: The foolish, weak, base and despised

Exports: Mercy, Grace, Righteousness

Imports: All who are thirsty

Attractions: Wooden Cross, Empty Tomb

Where are you living?

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own. Heb. 11:13-14

For our citizenship is in Heaven Phl. 3:20

© Cheryl McGrath, Bread for the Bride, 2012   Copyright Notice: Permission is granted to freely reproduce any Bread for the Bride articles in emails or internet blogs, unaltered, and providing this copyright notice is included.     To permanently display an article on any static website please contact me for permission.



Categories: The Kingdom, Words of Grace and Truth

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2 replies

  1. Neat! Have you read the C S Lewis book on similar theme? Can’t remember name was it The Great Divorce?

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