Jesus said of the Holy Spirit that “Streams of living water flow through us.” May He flow lovingly and boldly as we worship and serve Jesus Christ. Listen to May 31, 2020’s Pentecost worship celebration.
On Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Rev. Rosenau compares the COVID-19 trials of today to what the early Christians were facing after Jesus ascended into Heaven. They were facing persecution, insults and suffering, not to mention feelings of anger, anxiety and uncertainty. Peter sought to provide hope to these Christians by writing them these words, “Humble yourselves under God’s mighty hand that he may lift you up in due time.” (1 Peter 5)
The dictionary defines fear as an uncomfortable feeling in response to perceived dangers, real or imagined. In today’s uncertain time of COVID-19, are you able to discern your fears? Then what do you do with them? Possibly we should take heed from the song “Have No Fear Little Flock” and take heart that “the Father has chosen to give you the kingdom. Have no fear little flock.”
Good Friday, April 10, 2020, marks the Friday before Easter. it is the most solemn day of the church year as this is the day Jesus is crucified. Christians mark the day through prayer including observing three hours of silent prayer while Jesus was on the cross.