Time for Justice

Scripture Resource Passage: Revelation 20:7-15 continued encouragement to read and reflect on the Resource Passage before working on the post             The time of justice must come.  The battle of the ages broods in Revelation 20. “Lord, have mercy,” will be the resounding cry.  Mercy for some, judgment for others will rule the day.             Revelation 20 forecasts God’sContinue reading “Time for Justice”

Mercy While Waiting Pregnantly

Scripture Resource Passage: Romans 8:22 Describing the pain of a woman near-term in pregnancy, with active-labor occurring, Scripture sets out the message of anticipation and struggle. Disciples have long pondered the signs of the Day when Christ returns—Scripture provides a hint.             Anticipating the hours prior to the Return: “For I am convinced that neither deathContinue reading “Mercy While Waiting Pregnantly”

The Restraint of God

Resource Scripture Passage: John 2:13-25               Emphasize the anger? Did I miss the active sustaining Divine kindness?             Hearing lessons and sermons throughout my life, today’s passage (John 2:13-25) does not arrive like a foreign visitor. However, I now see something I had not seen before. Wondering if you will see it as well—the restraint of God.Continue reading “The Restraint of God”