It can be scary to open up—what if they say I’m crazy to believe in the Bible? What if they make fun of me? What if they laugh? What if they unfriend me?
Years ago I began expanding my own concluding benediction remarks. The process has been enjoyable and thought-provoking for me.
Our Father Himself, creator of heaven and earth, is leading the way to victory.
If we had in our possession the known components of a vaccine for this virus, would we not be shouting it from the rooftops?
God has given us Christ, and we have hope, knowing we can meet God in a place of mercy.
Do we get too focused on what others (like the seven churches) are doing well or doing poorly? Let’s not lose sight of the beautiful promises to all those who overcome!
If the Noah story were a parable about baskets or fish or coins or sheep, we would not miss the point. We would naturally draw out lessons of abundance.
We may feel daunted by the obstacles before us. We may feel unqualified to do the tasks in front of us. We may think that there are others who would do them better.
The war we may fear has already been fought, and won.
In the midst of a pandemic it’s great to be reminded of what God has in store for his family. I’ll just let God’s Word do the talking with no commentary from me.