Smoldering Wicks to Flaming Fires

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Pondering “fire”……

I was at a restaurant with a couple of Titus 2 ladies at lunch and a woman with her back to me at the next table had a tee-shirt that said, “Be what God created you to be and set the world on fire.” It reminded me of a number of Scriptures….about the world ending in fire, about the fire of the Holy Spirit, about the Holy Spirit being poured out on God’s sons and daughters in the end days, about so many others and a thought occurred to me. What if God’s Word means that the earthly realm of the flesh is going to be ended by the wild fire of the Holy Spirit coming upon it and the heavenly realm’s initiation with life in the Spirit taking over all of the inhabitants here and that by this God’s kingdom will come on earth, the new heaven and earth, joined as one into a realm that is the redemptive renewing of the earth? Wouldn’t that be so beyond our understanding and yet so like God’s character? Just pondering……