As we spend our Advent season preparing to celebrate the great gift of God’s son, this season is for opening ourselves to God’s miracles, for proclaiming Good News and for rejoicing!
It is only when I search beyond myself for the one who created me that I find my salvation.
After times of sorrows and repentance, it is almost overwhelming to be told that God is not with us only grudgingly, but with God’s whole heart, to the point of singing over us!
The path of trust is a choice. A daily, sometimes hourly choice. But a choice that does, indeed, lead to freedom.
It’s that voice, the one crying out in the wilderness, that calls us to prepare the way of the Lord.
Some days, life feels like a collection of questions with each of us seeking answers.
Before we are ready to receive Jesus—God’s mercy—we need John bringing knowledge of salvation by the forgiveness of sins and guiding our feet in the way of peace.
By Paul Keim, professor of Bible and religion The exuberant refrain of “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord” has been radiating from the Goshen College mainstage production of Godspell (2012 revised version) these past few weeks, resonating with the changing season. The first snow falls. The first fire crackles in the hearth. Minds and … Keep reading »
God’s love is what brings life to my actions.
Jesus speaks into the anguish and fear and uncertainty; not with a warning of coming terror, but as a way to remind us who we are.