A pathogen is an agent that brings disease. Covid-19 is an example of a powerful pathogen that has killed many. But what about the spiritual pathogens that are killing people on the inside - jealousy, rage, anger, unbelief, unforgiveness. The damage is huge. Today we talk about one that is so subtle but is doing much damage around the world - HURRY SICKNESS. Tune in for what is a relevant message for 21st Century living.
Pathogen - an infectious agent that causes disease and sometimes death
LOCKDOWN REVELATIONS - faced with realities of what was happening in our hearts Jer 1:10
To Root out and destroy - Trace it To destroy & throw down - Face it To build & to plant - Replace it
The Spiritual Pathogen of HURRYSICKNESS Addicted to a life of SPEED
Corrie Ten Boom - If the devil can't get you to sin, he'll just make you busy!
Luke 10:38-42 Martha - busy, worried, distracted Mary - still, with Jesus, peaceful "The problem isn't just have a lot to do; it's when you have TOO MUCH TO DO and the only way to keep up is "HURRY UP!"
Hurry and Love are incompatible!
Love has it's own speed An Inner speed A spiritual speed
Martha had not discovered Love's speed
World changed in 2007 - iphone - Steve Jobs followed closely by FaceBook. Average time people spend on their smartphones is 2.5 hours over 76 sessions!
Digital giants now aiming at keeping us busy on our phones as much as possible. Economists now calling it "the Attention Economy".
Read Matthew 11:28-30 in the Message translation