Jesus' Mercy Changes Me, We and the World

Posts from October 2020 (Page 3)

Spiritual Nutrition

Dear Diners, “Divine invitations to eat and drink occur at the beginning and end of the Bible like bookends which embrace the unfolding story of redemption stretching from creation to new creation .                                   In the first book of scripture we are told, “God commanded the human, ‘you may eat freely of every tree in…

The Impossible Dream

Dream the impossible dream,To fight the unbeatable foe,To bear with unbearable sorrow,To run where the brave dare not go. To right the unrightable wrong,To love pure and chaste from afar,To try when your arms are too weary,To reach the unreachable star. This is my quest,To follow that starNo matter how hopeless,No matter how far. To…

Sunday to Monday | Questions = Relationship

The first Sunday in October was a good morning to gather and consider some challenging Bible passages. In Genesis 22:1-19 Abraham is instructed by God to sacrifice his son Isaac. In Matthew 21:33-46 Jesus says “Listen closely” and then tells a story about wicked tenants who refuse to give the landowner what is theres. Pastor…

Intentions

It’s another month. Wow, how did we get to October? Author Emily Freeman has a practice of reflection. It’s an intention to remember and learn and thank. It’s something we can do daily (look back over the day), weekly or monthly. Her questions for looking back at the month are: Where did you see God…

Contentment

Even though I feel very blessed that I haven’t contracted Covid-19 and have only been slightly bruised economically – this pandemic has really started to wear on me mentally.  Seven months in and it’s still hard to see when I might be able to get on a plane, go to a sporting event, go to…

Everywhere I look

Psalm 19 Everywhere I look, I see your glory! The news travels far and wide, from morning till night. Without anyone saying anything, the word gets out about you! You position yourself for everyone to see; the fire of your presence is felt by all. Your rules are perfect, keeping us happy, filling our heart.…