Some days seem they will never end, and some go by too quickly. Our own troubles could reach the sky if we were to name them one by one, and we can most certainly bring these before the Father. Yet, something more promising, more reassuring and pleasant are the cries of God’s people on behalf of each other.
What we need is for Someone outside of ourselves to give us new eyes, give us new ears, give us new senses so that we can taste and see that the Lord is Good. We need new desires. And that’s what God gives us.
If Jesus can conquer sin, death, and the grave, then He can conquer your doubts, your failures, and your weaknesses.
Real political action starts in the teaching ministry of our church and then flows outward from there—from our relationships with other members, to our families, our workplaces, and beyond.
I say this with the utmost honesty and vulnerability: as I consider the death of my earthly father my heart is forever thankful for the sovereign plan of my Creator, even in this.