Category: The Church

Are we almost there yet?

Those who had gathered together asked Jesus, “Lord, are you going to restore the kingdom to Israel now?” Jesus replied, “It isn’t for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has set by his own authority. Rather, you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will…

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Where hope irrevocably gains the upper hand (Rose Garden Ceremony)

This is what the Sovereign Lord,    the Holy One of Israel, says:“Only in returning to me    and resting in me will you be saved.In quietness and confidence is your strength.    But you would have none of it.” So the Lord must wait for you to come to him    so he can show you his love and compassion.For the Lord is a faithful God.    Blessed are…

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Love is a Severe Mercy

Forgive us the wrongs we have done as we ourselves release forgiveness to those who have wronged us. – Matthew 6:12 Love is a severe mercy. Love is costly, and we are called to follow Jesus in love. Love is never taken, it can only be given; and love can never be imposed, it must…

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