Life This Side of Heaven
Are We There Yet?
Jun 20, 2020 · 5 min
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Jesus told the disciples, "As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven is near.'" One translation of this verse mistakenly reads “the kingdom of heaven is soon to be here.”  But, if that’s true, then it’s a little the kid in the back seat of the car who asks Dad and Mom, “Are we there yet?” and gets that unsatisfying answer, “No, not yet, but we’re almost there.”  In other words, “Strap yourselves in for a bumpy ride, we still have a long way to go.”  The reality is so much better.  Here’s Good News that we may not always recognize.
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