While we can often only see the limits, we are called to see beyond them. Why? Because we worship and serve a limitless God.
So while we enjoy the gifts that we give and receive this Christmas, let us be continually mindful of the greater gift that lends his name to this holiday. Without him, all our celebration this season would be nothing than whistling in the dark.
We should be reading with expectation of learning how our involvement in the story will change us. We should be reading with expectation of learning the extent of God’s for us. We should be reading with the expectation of getting a glimpse of what we will become when God finishes his work in us.
We should be reading with expectation of holy heartburn.
6s 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Shame on me for not being diligent in checking my sources concerning the quote on politics that I wrongly attributed to C. S. Lewis. It turns out that C. S. Lewis didn’t write it even though the quote has been bouncing […]
A Christian understanding of keeping the Sabbath should involve rest, assembling together for worship and instruction and doing good works for the benefit of others.
While we have not had the experience of physical foot washing, as Christians we have had the experience of receiving forgiveness for our sin and failure. That knowledge of forgiveness should be the engine that drives us to offer forgiveness to others. We have been served so that we can serve others.