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.
As you focus on gratitude, may hope take root in your heart.
Through a reading of Psalm 25, I was deeply reminded that only our trust in a merciful, loving God can move us beyond panic to wise action in such distressing times.
By Jim Brenneman, president Our hearts broke when we saw the little child, face-down in the sand, washed ashore, as part of the tragic flight of some four million Syrian refugees from their war-torn homeland. Even as I write this devotional, we still behold hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing economic impoverishment and political oppression … Keep reading »
Welcome to Goshen College’s online devotions for the 2015 Advent season! Our theme this year is “Freedom Bound.”
As churches prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth, Goshen College offers an online spiritual resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to welcome Advent, even in the midst of busy schedules and hectic lives.
Into a cold and dark world may we all find the courage, the conviction, the resourcefulness to venture forth into the night and add our voices to the peace-filled chorus of love that calls to us anew each Christmas.