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Upside down? Our existing world has a locked-on GPS for the confusion. It is because of inherited sin and the world’s everyday choice of sin. This is not abnormal according to history. In the Bible’s Book of Acts, in Chapter 17, the Jews were mad at Paul for synagogue preaching why the Messiah had to suffer to be salvation. The jews got all messed up in an uproar — a riot. The riot was searching for Paul and Silas but couldn’t find them. So they went to Jason's house (a church leader), probably where Paul and Silas were staying, and grabbed the people that happen to be meeting there. The Bible says, But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd. 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, Acts 17:5 -6 ESV] Whatever the world calls “upside-down” believers need to call it “right-side up.” COVID, violent protesting, looting, racism, riots, quarantine, ZOOM, slow internet, etc. etc. etc. The world is running around without answers. No mask….yes we need a mask now. 6ft distance….it’s 13 feet now that it could spread. School—-no school? The world is masquerading as if it has all the answers, and the best that we can see, the world is lost and fading away. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life is not from the Father but is from the world. The world is passing away, and [also] its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever. Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this, we know that it is the last hour. [1 John 2:16-18 NASB] UPSIDE DOWN is a time where we allow the scriptures to teach and train us to walk closer with the Messiah, Jesus. By looking and coordinating this theme through the Book of Daniel, Matthew, Thessalonians, Revelations, etc, these all will give us a snapshot of what God is doing and when he is doing it. The world is going down quickly, but the Church will be going “up” and up “soon.” Then - Christ’s Promised Kingdom!