Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Success and Failure Redefined

Things aren't always as they seem.

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the LORD. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your waysand my thoughts than your thoughts."
Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV)
  • Adam's rebellion was failure disguised as success.
  • Christ's crucifixion was success disguised as failure.
  • The serpent's wiles were failure disguised as success.
  • Abel's sacrifice was success disguised as failure.
  • Esau's apathy was failure disguised as success.
  • Jacob's scheming was success disguised as failure.
  • Pharaoh's hardness was failure disguised as success.
  • Moses' flight was success disguised as failure.
  • Saul's kingship was failure disguised as success.
  • David's brokenness was success disguised as failure.
  • Rome's persecutions were failure disguised as success.
  • Martyrs' deaths were success disguised as failure.
  • The Pope's power was failure disguised as success.
  • Luther's trial was success disguised as failure.
  • Chamberlain's negotiations were failure disguised as success.
  • Churchill ignored was success disguised as failure.
  • Obama's ascension is failure disguised as success.
  • Palin's resignation is success disguised as failure.
"So the last will be first, and the first will be last."
Matthew 20:16 (NIV)

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