Christ has come and fulfilled the law – the festivals no longer need to be followed or obeyed. Yet they still speak of the importance of remembering and giving honour and saying thank you. Not only remembering and honouring God and thanking him for all he has done. But remembering the most lowly in addition to remembering the Most High – the poor – and bearing in mind the ones often most estranged and alienated, the immigrants to our country and our neighborhood.Read More
God is there for us and we can trust him. Even when our circumstances seem to take an unwelcomed turn, God is still at work. He has a way of moving us forward and keep his promises.
Psalm 105 is a beautiful snapshot of God’s faithfulness in the past history of Israel. The Psalmist invites us to continue to lean on him and to tell the story of his faithfulness to everyone. “Praise the Lord and pray in his name! Tell everyone what he has done.”Read More trust, God’s faithfulness, remembering
Read Reflect Remember. Remembering is the spiritual discipline that builds faith in God’s promises. God is telling his people about what seems to be an unlikely future: There will be a way back through the wilderness and streams there to quench their thirst as they go. How can this be? God reminds them how he […]Read More remembering, worship, faith
Read Reflect We all run up against burdens that we can’t carry. Israel and the nations around them faced the burden of war and captivity that they couldn’t carry and their response was to create idols to help them. Gods in the ancient world were often carried into war, creating a ridiculous situation where people […]Read More remembering, burdens, our own solutions, carrying