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I expect that not a week after the riots are finished you were surprised that you weren’t any happier for owning your new shoes or watching your new telly.
I expect you are every bit as bored and uninspired with life as you were before the riots.
Guess what? You really aren’t any different to those celebs you follow in the rag press in a desperate attempt to find something, anything, interesting to inspire you to get out of bed every day. Know what? No matter how rich they get even rich celebs still do stupid things and still look miserable and ill.
So you wanted to show the police and “the rich people” you can do what you want? Shocking, NOT. Everyone always knew you can do what you want. You have free will. So not a biggie. Charlie Sheen can do what he wants. Drink till his liver explodes, take drugs till his nose falls off, sleep with hookers til his body rots with STDs. He’s rich. You sure showed him! LOL.
For all the stuff that was knicked, for all the cheap wine that was drunk, for all the property that was destroyed, here we are and your life is still every bit as empty as it was a week or two ago, isn’t it?
You were the victim of a BIG CON. Sadly you were played by the devil and now you nurse a riot hangover and peer into an emptiness that can’t be filled with toxic inebriation and material goods, and never has. It just wasn’t as much fun as you expected it to be was it, the rioting.
You let the enemy convince you that once you had all the trappings of richness you would be happy. What an empty promise. How sad. What a waste.
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy…” John 10:10
Steal, kill and destroy. Sound familiar rioter? You were used. That doesn’t feel great does it, being used?
How would you like a life where you could have your own business, raise a happy family – full of love. Have plenty of joy. Every single day. Never be bored. Never again need to numb yourself with drink, drugs, TV, ipod touches, stealing, wrecking, gaming?
“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10
Jesus wants you to have it all. Why not try Him? You’ve tried everything else! Why not click the link and read a bit more of John?
If you really want to shock society, following Jesus will do it! It has for over 2,000 years. Try it, if you’re brave enough.