Are we, in our land, eagerly seeking God? Are we of one mind when we turn towards the Lord God? Sadly, we have to say no. We have bent over backwards to accommodate those who oppose the ways of the Lord God. We seem to be searching for a non-existent peace that will accommodate all religions and all political views. When will we learn that peace is only found in the one Holy God who has revealed himself through Jesus Christ, God’s Son and our Saviour.
The peaceful years during Asa and Jehoshaphat’s reigns is a glimpse of what God wants to do for all the people of Israel and Judah, and indeed, the whole world. What if our whole Country were to follow the one true God?
Dear Lord God, we want to seek you and learn to know you, the one true God. Continue to extend your mercy towards us. We accept your forgiveness, and we eagerly wait for your joy to fill us, and to spill over into the world around us.
I can imagine a great crowd of people singing this song and dancing – sort of like the Jesus March – remember those days?
Lead on Lord – Bruce Moore, Jennifer Manhas
In 2023, each week's blog is a follow-up reflection written by the preceding Sunday’s preacher to dig deeper into the sermon topic and explore engaging discussion questions.