Turning the World Upside-Down

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, (‭Acts‬ ‭17‬:‭6‬ ESV)

The early Christians were not occupied with bemoaning what the world was coming to, rather they were occupied with celebrating that which had come into the world.

May God use us to turn the world upside down in our generation as they did in theirs.

The Kingdom of God has often been referred to as the “Upside-Down Kingdom”, because many of the values of God's Kingdom are the exact opposite of values that popular society espouses, for example: humility over pride, sacrifice over opportunism, etc. (More on that here)

However the question is: Is it actually God's values that are upside down, or are they only viewed as being upside down by an upside down world? I believe it's the latter.

To turn this world upside down, then, is to truly make things right-side up.

 

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