These promises are truly stirring.
Often we mistake sin for its disguises in right and wrong behavior.
"Would you like to receive ashes today?" We asked one person after another.
Your mind may be filled with lists of things to do or problems to solve. Your heart may be brimming with new life or breaking with sorrow. But how is it with your soul?
Forgiveness and new life are ours for the asking; all we have to do is turn around.
What God longs to get through to us is this: "I just want you to be with me and discover that our relationship is not about performance or having you please me."
Kenneth L. Samuel
Prophesy tells us that when we doggedly make the concerns for our environment subordinate to our monetary interests, we place ourselves and the environment of which we are a part in serious jeopardy.
Scripture says God favors weak things, using smallness to shame the great.
We are people who want to surf the waves with the Almighty.
God lets us be, because she loves us. If God stayed as close as she was in the act of creation, we'd have no independent existence.