Saturday, December 14th

Saturday, December 14th

By: David SwankPsalm 72:1-19 Reflection—v.12 ‘For he will deliver the needy who cry out’ Hello everyone! I would like to start by considering how sometimes it seems like life as it is on earth is more like ‘Hell on earth’ than as God must have intended it to be. I can...
Friday, December 13th

Friday, December 13th

By: Bill SmithRomans 15:2-13 Reflection—v.6 ‘with one mind and one voice’ My Daddy was one of those people who hated a braggart. He hated when people would say ‘I’m doing this-and-so better than someone else.’ I could name my accomplishments, say for example, ‘I did...
Thursday, December 12th

Thursday, December 12th

By: Sid Imes-BurkettIsaiah 11:1-10 Reflection—v.9 ‘they will neither harm nor destroy’ Isaiah 11:1-10 is a beautiful passage—beautiful enough to bring one to despair in the year of our Lord 2019, when the gulf between our world and that of the prophet’s vision seems...
Wednesday, December 11th

Wednesday, December 11th

By: Holly ReimerPsalm 72:1-7, 18-19 Reflection—v. 2 ‘judge your people with righteousness and your poor ones with justice’ The psalmist is asking God to empower the king to rule with the same kind of justice that we find God ruling with. When I first read it I totally...
Thursday, December 10th

Thursday, December 10th

By: Holly ReimerIsaiah 11:1-10 Reflection—v. 4 ‘judge the needy with righteousness and decide with equity’ I’ve been witness to a number of conversations where individuals ask if ‘black lives matter’ means that all lives don’t matter, or that by caring for the poor...
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