There are times in life when things are not good. At times like these, we do well to stand together.
May we learn from ourselves, from one another and the Spirit to know and act upon the response that is most needed in each situation.
My wish for you this Easter season is that you have your 3D glasses on and are filled with God’s wisdom and experience all the things that he has created and planned for us.
The commandment of the Lord is clear, “love one another … as I have loved you.”
As Jesus frames this list with two great commandments, he grounds all of the law in love.
Grant me thy grace for every task until thy face I see, Then ever new shall be that joy, In service, Lord, for thee.
In the text for today, we see Jesus in the brilliance of what he does best — teaching the people, unfolding the mystery of who he is and witnessing to the life-altering, miraculous works of God.
Like Abraham, I am being called to put my faith in God.
Our lives are always a mix of deep sorrow and cause for rejoicing, and this psalm reflects that reality.
God, in this lenten season, we claim the promises of God made to Abraham in the covenant.