Genesis 10-11 “Every thought….”
What goes around comes around so the saying goes because unless we change our thinking we will get the same results. Case in point: before the flood men’s hearts were evil; after the flood, nothing changed. Men’s hearts were still deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked and the story of the Tower of Babel in the plain of Shinar men’s hearts are revealed. The people sought to build a tower that would reach heaven for one purpose; to make a name for themselves. Fast forward to today and the entire world continues to strive to make their mark from dictators to movie stars. We see in the obituaries those who lived a life minus God. Their legacy is as the rich man of Luke 16. He calls out to have someone tell his brothers to not come where he is before it is too late. Abraham reminded him that unless their heart changes their legacy remains as they speak from the world’s perspective and the world listens to them. [1John 4:5]
Yet, God in His omniscience will not allow his plans to be thwarted. Even though the evil intents of the heart are still before us, He will use all things for His good purposes. Do not waver, do not lose heart; God is sovereign and He is in control of all. He will accomplish His purposes as He has been doing since Genesis 11 to scatter men so that His gospel message may be proclaimed far and wide.
Are you like the men of the tower of Babel, seeking to make a name for yourself or do you seek to glorify Him by sharing the good news?
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