The Last Shall Be First

  • Mark Petersburg
  • August 24, 2014
  • The Last Shall Be First

Jesus said things the disciples (and we) probably didn’t expect, things that go against the common grain of thinking. On at least five separate occasions, Jesus told the Twelve: “The first shall be last.” If you couple these sayings with Jesus’ teaching about the subject of greatness in the kingdom, you have a real counter-intuitive explanation of how God measures success. The reality is: God measures success differently!