Amidst the Ashes

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Amidst the ashes, truth prevails.

I was walking past the cafeteria at work when I saw Notre Dame on the TV Screen. Flames were engulfing the once beautiful and historic site. Immediately I thought about the end times. Pretty much, every time I watch the news I’m considering whether certain events hold any significance biblically or prophetically.

In this case, nothing came to mind. I know that many are speculating whether this has any meaning, but my personal belief is that this is merely the result of a fallen world, and more specifically, a world that is temporary.

Nothing lasts forever, no matter how hard we try to preserve and protect it, there is much that we stand to lose if we place our value on the material instead of spiritual. I’m not discrediting the importance of this cathedral, nor its significance in history which we will not forget, to lose any of it (the foundation remains) is indeed worthy of mourning. However, at the end of the day, what’s important is that no one was killed.

The truth is God no longer resides in a building, He resides in our very hearts and minds, that is what we should protect as if our lives depend on it (because it does), to lose that would be the greatest tragedy of all.

Hence, the cross that still stands amidst the ruins, an everlasting symbol this Easter of Jesus’s sacrifice that can’t be destroyed! He is the truth amidst the ashes, the great news that we must share.

Jesus took on the full wrath of God, the full punishment of sin (past, present, future), remember this when you look upon destruction and suffering…only one person, the devil, comes to kill, steal, and destroy, and his reign is coming to a close.

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6 thoughts on “Amidst the Ashes

  1. “The truth is God no longer resides in a building, He resides in our very hearts and minds, that is what we should protect as if our lives depend on it (because it does), to lose that would be the greatest tragedy of all” – Amen!

    Thanks for sharing

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  2. It is my prayer that the burning of Notre Dame will help the believers in France to rise up and be the Church, and that others will see that the Church is not a building but PEOPLE. I have been praying for years that God will bring revival to Europe, and I can’t help believing that this is part of His plan.

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  3. Beautiful, your words are truly a gift from God, thank you for all the posts and just inspiring everyone. God walks with us in our hearts every moment and that is so true what you wrote about material things. I too am watching the news out there at times and saying lots of prayers. I told my husband that is seems like Hate is a trend with some people, so sad. I remember seeing a story about another church burning (seem to be a lot lately) and the bibles in the church survived. God bless you and everyone in your life.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words ❤️ I am glad that God is using this blog to touch people! And I totally agree, hate and offense are a trend, thank God that thereis no hate so great that it can blog out His love.

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