The graphic below illustrates the rulers of Israel, the years of their reign, how well they reigned and the passages in the Bible where their stories are told. The graphic also forms a subtle cross which is a picture of the earthy kingdom foreshadowing the coming King.
Not an endorsement of Napoleon, but he saw right through certain things. But in the grown up world of the 21st C, is it possible to still be relying on imaginary friends of this kind and expect anyone of taste or intellect to take you seriously?
Gal. 2:20 I am crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live in faith, the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me. #Bible #Scripture verse, Recovery Version Bible, quoted at www.agodman.com
Love never gives up. Love is patient, it is kind. Love does not envy, boast and is not proud. It is not rude, self-seeking, easily angered and keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices in the truth. It always protects, trusts, hopes and perseveres. Love never fails. (1 Corinthians 13)