IN FOCUS: MATTHEW 3:4
‘John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.’
THINK ABOUT IT:
To what extent do you want to be wealthy?
What is your definition of simplicity?
Is simplicity synonymous to mediocrity?
Born to pave the great way for the great Man. The ‘ionic bond of solemnity‘ in the wombs of Mary and Elizabeth as the two great men transmitted communication via the vacuum speaks it all ‘When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, …” Luke 1:41
As an ‘Iceberg’ to the ‘Cake‘, one would have expected to taste his ‘sweetness‘ in his appearance and conduct but, Ney! John, Born to announce the coming of the Messiah, showed an absolute humility in all matter of appearance.
simplicity is great but, must it be equated to mediocrity? Never! Simplicity never means inability to question the status quo. read Matthew 3:7. & chapter 23 Be simple but assertive.
Wherein lies the extravagance in the Lord God Almighty creating many planets when man would live on only one? ‘Be fruitful and multiply’ He said. We ought to be great but, within the greatness must our simplicity and humility be shown.
PONDER : ”Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”