The early Christians were an Easter People. In the darkest hours before the dawn following Christ’s crucifixion, they did not lose faith in Jesus – nor in His promise that He would return.
Psalm 91 is called “the soldier’s prayer,” but we don’t need to be a soldier to seek God’s refuge and protection.
If we are complacent, defiant, or otherwise refuse to be taught, our path will lead us away from wisdom — and away from the Lord.
With God’s grace and guidance, I can become a better person — not perfect, but the person God wants me to be.
What we do understand of God is limited by our capacity to comprehend concepts that are not of this world.
There will be those who choose not to believe, but faith always begins with listening to the teaching of Christ.
By recognizing our mistakes and accepting responsibility for them, we can demonstrate our faith in Christ’s forgiveness and acknowledge our human fallibility. By so doing, we take advantage of an opportunity to grow in God’s grace.