A Word with You – September 14, 2020

The Beacon From the Graveyard

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J. R. R. Tolkien, one of England’s literary greats from a generation ago, wrote about this fantasy world called Middle-Earth, and that world has captured the imagination of millions of people in this generation. His trilogy of books known as “The Lord of the Rings” has been really popularized through three blockbuster movies that were based on them.

The final book and movie, “The Return of the King,” portrays this world where the armies of darkness, which are made up of these vicious subhuman beings, are moving to destroy the last bastions of human life in Middle-Earth. But as the rightful king of Middle-Earth begins to emerge, the humans are rallied to what becomes the decisive battle against this advancing evil.

In one drama-packed moment, one of the main characters climbs to the top of this daunting mountain, where there’s a massive pile of wood is awaiting ignition. And then he takes a torch, lights the signal fire, and a waiting sentinel sees that fire and lights the fire on his mountain. And that summons-by-fire spreads across the kingdom, from mountaintop to mountaintop, and the sentinels shout this triumphant news “The beacons are lit!”

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You don’t have to live in the darkness anymore. From the empty tomb of the Son of God, the beacons are lit!

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