The Lord be with you and bless you today.
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra reports from Buffalo, New York.
“Aging is beautiful. On the one hand, aging is difficult, it carries with it its own sufferings: our aging body that seems to slowly betray us, forgetfulness, pain, illness, and the harsh reality that we are mortal. But on the other, for Christians, aging carries a promise.”
Here’s a question many people like to ask and answer!
This is a nice little illustration of an even better reality.
Here is a historically-grounded look at whether joining a church should be easy or difficult.
“The songs we sing do not always provide realistic expectations of the Christian life. Consider the line from a well-loved hymn which states that it was at the cross by faith, ‘I received my sight, and now I am happy all the day.’ The first phrase is true. The second is strictly unbiblical.”
Where the world looks to those who are whole and strong, God looks to those who are weak and broken, for his specialty is bringing much from little, beauty from ashes, strength from weakness.
Never doubt in the darkness what God has told you in the light.—Victor Raymond Edman