No matter where we are, no matter where we may be, no matter what is going on, we keep our mind on Jesus.
“For race, should I check Hispanic?”
Today, we all have gifts that seem so small with all the needs around. Offer them anyway. Give them to Jesus. Give to them to his mercy and grace. And see what he can do.
The reason why those feet are beautiful is because God is saying, yes, things are bleak now. But peace and joy are coming. Don’t give into that fear. Live in that joyful hope.
We will not always be liked. But we must always love.
Today, we all have gifts that seem so small with all the needs around. Offer them anyway.
It seems as though our nation is divided, people are divided; communities are divided. What are we to do? As Christians, as the church, what are we to do?
When that phrase is uttered, something else can be implied. “Only God can judge me” can quickly morph into, “you don’t matter.” Your opinions, your thoughts, your feelings – they don’t matter. And that simply isn’t what we are taught in Scripture.
In this passage, we see what is truly priceless in the world. Not power or wealth or status, but this. A good name. It is better than anything else you can have in all the world.
Your peace will not come from an absence of conflict or absence of things that are you are afraid of.