Let’s Cause Trouble!

upside-downI don’t want to be ordinary. I don’t want to live an ordinary life. I don’t want to just mark time until I pass into eternity.

I want to live! I want to do something! I want to make a difference! I want to see thing happen. I want to see lives changed, good done, things impacted.

I want to cause trouble for the world and the devil.

As I say at Asbury sometimes, I want to charge hell with a water pistol. I want to punch the devil in the face!  I want to give him a HUGE headache and make his life and his existence miserable!

Listen to what people said about Christians in Acts 17: 6-8:

And when they could not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.” And the people and the city authorities were disturbed when they heard these things.

I love that verse. These men who have turned the world upside down. Come on, now. That’s good stuff.

I want to turn the world upside down. I want to see the poor taken care of. I want to see widows and orphans cared for. I want to see no child forgotten. I want to see families healed. I want to see lives changes. I want to see things make right.

Sin has turned things wrong side up in the world. I don’t want that to be the case. I want to, and I want the church to, turn the world upside down.

Or perhaps, better put, turn the world right side up. Make things right. Make it like God intended. Make it be like it should.

I want to turn the world upside down. I want to make I difference today. I want to give the devil a headache today.

Who’s with me?

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2 thoughts on “Let’s Cause Trouble!

  1. I am really blessed to read your blogs Pastor/Reverend Andy, not sure what is the difference between the two titles I’m sorry. I am also trying to copy some (more of the gist of it) of your ideas and encourage my people through it even as I have been encouraged. Thanks again.

    P.S.
    Can you enlighten me with the titles?
    And tell me if what I’m doing is bad with copying (even if it’s just the idea or gist of what you’ve written) to encourage my people. Would appreciate your reply sir. Thanks!

  2. Thanks! I am glad you enjoy these blogs. No, feel free to share with anyone. Always glad to be a blessing.

    Rev (or Reverend) is my “official” title. But, I actually prefer pastor or just Andy. I like the notion of pastor because it doesn’t seem as “official” and I’m not really an “official” type guy!

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