Why your hair matters to God – Why you are more valuable to God

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Every morning for the past 6 years I have been at the front seat of my wife’s hair-do. I mean literally. Jenny has this particular routine that she has perfected throughout her entire life that she goes through every single morning. Here it is – wakes up – has cereal for breakfast and reads — takes supplements — goes to the toilet (reads while in there) — showers — blow dries her hair  — does her make-up — done. All these take around two hours. Yes, two hours folks. I don’t know how she does it. 

I want to zero in on the part where she blow dries her hair. If I’m lying in bed or downstairs, I usually know that its time for the hair-do because of the sound the hair dryer makes. I’ve actually developed a snarky comment that I make – that the factory is now open for business because of the sound the hair dryer makes. 

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The gospel void in our generation is real

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Judges 2:10-11 (NKJV)

When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them who did not know the Lord nor the work which He had done for Israel. Then the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served the Baals.

So, Joshua dies. His generation follows suit. The text seems to suggest that they simply inherited the land and just died. They simply got their inheritance, enjoyed the benefits and just died.

A new generation rises. Here’s the indictment against the new generation – they did not know the Lord nor the work which he had done for Israel.

This is so evident in our times. My generation does not know Jesus or what he has done for us. There is a huge gospel void in our generation. I meet and see young people who really don’t know who Jesus is and what He did for them. Even if they grew up in church, they rarely heard the gospel being preached. All they heard was emphasis spiritual activities, duty, legalism, moralism, motivational, deliverance, prosperity, faith, spiritual warfare, and evangelistic teachings and hype.

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You shall not what? The Ten Commandments…naah. I don’t know what you are talking about.

 

30b1ee6ebca9910398a89b60ab7b93dfA lot of people of my generation don’t really know what the Ten Commandments are. Many of my generation can only recite parts of the Ten Commandments and most probably they heard about the Ten Commandments from a secondary source. Like from an old guy who wasn’t even sure himself or peers who are trying to figure it out. You will be hard pressed to find people in my generation that can recite the Ten Commandments in its entirety. It will be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Much of it is also caused by biblical illiteracy. Not many of my generation know what is in the bible.

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