So the last shall be first, and the first last… Matthew 20:16
The Last Shall Be First – The Unfair Series – Part 6
“The last shall be first, and the first shall be last.”
And the people said AMEN because at some base level in all our lives we want to be the last one who comes in first place, first for two reasons:
1. We think we actually are coming last
2. We desperately want to come first.
Winning has become the prize of the modern world. And many will do it at any cost. The idea that there is only one ribbon, and it must belong to me, has been the engine room of many disturbances, injustices, and wars. “Give me what I deserve.” That is until I can’t bear what I deserve.