- Mar 4, 2021
A call to repentance challenges the status quo. It calls on people to pause and evaluate where things are and where they’d want them to be.
The disciple of the Lord Jesus accepts the Gospel as the authentic and everlasting Word of God. They do not compromise any of the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The cross stands as the best tutor in the ways of faith, the best exercise in the practice of hope, and the sure companion along the most excellent way of love.
It is in the distressingly bad news of a fallen world, and amidst the struggles of its darkness, that the good news of the Lord Jesus can be fully seen and more broadly appreciated.
As we witness the Lord’s loving fidelity to the Father and his tenacity in the battle against evil, we hear the invitation in our hearts to follow him.
The Sermon on the Mount cannot be separated from the trenches of life, with all its mire and muck. It is meant for human experience and points us to the realities of life.
The Lord Jesus would have wanted his beloved mother to know that he was okay, that the mission had been completed and that he was no longer in pain.
We are invited to experience holy fellowship, to share in true relationships, to love and be loved, to trust in God, and to do the good that he asks of us.