This devotion was originally published March 28, 2018 By Beth Bontrager, administrative assistant, Mennonite Historical Library I’ve hit a wall. The wall is today’s political and societal situation. It is built from racial slurs, poverty, unequal wealth distribution, affluence, labels, military spending, “pat” answers, utter insensitivity to those around you. This wall is high and … Keep reading »
Jesus commanded his followers to continue to tell the stories of his love and life, including especially those formerly considered undeserving of those stories.
One of the biggest and most unfathomable pieces of the Christian faith is, of course, the resurrection of Jesus.
As you go about your day, I encourage you to pray and ask the Lord to show you simple ways you can serve those around you. Have the same mindset as Christ by aligning your hearts with His.
The patience of the servant messenger is rooted and grounded in the soil of living words lived out.
Live gratefully, for God’s love endures forever. God has given us light!
How often am I asked to obey the Lord without knowing all the details or how it will finally turn out? If it doesn’t make sense now, will I risk my credibility, by obeying anyway?
During this season of Lent, I encourage you to live in awe of God’s love for you. Take time to thank God and reflect. No matter what your situation might be at this time, rest assured in the promise that God’s steadfast love endures forever.
This week we are reminded that we have already been called, named and claimed as Christ’s own. As we move toward the events of Passion week and recount the journey to the Cross, let us remember our calling.
Lord, may you help us all to follow you in humility and joy, straining like racers to follow you on the upward call of God!