Re: Verse reading–Revelation 14 (day five)
14:3 And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders; and no one could learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been purchased from the earth.
Even in the end times, there are truths and realities that only believers know, understand, and learn. These lyrics/lessons are counter-cultural to a world where hope, values, and priorities are self-centered and not God-centered. The world won’t “get it”.
That’s always been the case. Look at 1 Corinthians 2:14 “The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.”
Apart from the Holy Spirit’s help, man is incapable of learning these lessons.
Make a list today of the lessons/truths you’ve learned that are counter-cultural. Here’s a start: Sacrifice, Love, Purity, Perseverance…