Jesus and Baseball

Luke 21:27-28 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. If you know me, you know I like baseball a lot. I love the […]

Luke 21:27-28 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.

If you know me, you know I like baseball a lot. I love the sounds, the smells and the game. In baseball not every second is important. Not everything a player does needs to be payed attention to. However, when a player steps to the plate, that’s the player you will be looking at to see what he is going to do. You look at the pitcher and think, what kind of pitch is he going to throw? You start looking into the field and imagine where the batter needs to hit the ball and hope he hits a home run. The moment comes when the pitcher releases the ball, the batter swings and you hear this loud noise of the wood hitting the white sphere called a baseball. You look and try to follow the direction of the ball, for a moment you stop breathing, your eyes are gazing at that ball as the outfielder is running fast towards the ball. He seems to be stopping as he nears the wall, you look at his face and then he drops his arms and looks over the wall. The crowd jumps and screams, “It’s a HOME RUN!” You are happy! You knew your player could hit a home run and he did. You predicted it and now you have the sense of satisfaction.

Brothers and sisters we know Jesus is coming, we know He is coming back. When that day comes, we will be satisfied to know that we knew. One day you will hear a loud noise in the heavens, and when you lift up your head you will see Him! You will cheer and be happy to know that time is no more, temptation is no more, death is no more and your salvation is here.

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