June 3, 2017: The Clash of Two Kingdoms
1 Corinthians 4:20 (NIV)
20 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
“Campus Health Center, This is Sally. How can I help you?”
“Well what do you know, you really do work at the Health Center”
“I’m sorry who is calling?” Sally asked.
“Excuse me for trying to sound funny. I have never been very good at humor. This is that stranger you met in the parking lot last night.”
“O yes, the one who could not get my car started and then offered to take me home in a golf cart. I must say that was a first for me. Never had a date with anyone on a golf cart before.”
“You consider what we had last night as a date? You do not need much to be impressed I see.”
The banter continued for a few moments. “Sally, I really enjoyed our time together last night. I have not had a night like since.”
“Since what Michael?” Sally asked compassionately.
A wave of emotions washed over Michael Wilson while he tried to regain his composure. He had never experienced feelings like these.
“Sally, the reason I am calling is that I would like to hear more about what you are hearing on campus. I am finding myself very interested in what is happening on our campus presently and I think you may be able to help me sort out some things.”
“I am free tonight, but I do not think it wise for us to be seen together on campus. I am a good friend of Dr. Williams and his wife. It might look rather suspicious.”
“I understand. I don’t want to sound too forward but I know this great little out of the way restaurant about twenty miles from here and I don’t think anyone else from the university will be there. They even have small remote dining rooms that seat two or three people so we could be secluded to continue where we left off last night.”
“Where should I meet you?” Michael asked.
“I will be at the Williams until five. Why don’t you pick me up at their house. There is a private entrance in the back by the alley. You can come in that way and you won’t be seen by anyone. See you at five?”
“Thank you, Sally. I will see you at five at the Williams.”
The enemy had dropped his guard.