improve our daily lives. It is a passage of discipline we travel through, where prayer is perhaps more intentional, personal devotion disciplined and more moments of meditation taken in each of these 40 days that point us to the promise of Resurrection!
In the life of our
church, affords us many opportunities for the good growth of our Christian
faith. The music shared on Sunday morning's are grounded in the
sacred. The great words of scripture tell of the final days of passion and
promise in the life of Jesus. We will come to terms with the reality of
death... and the eternal promise of life!
Both the magnitude and the longevity of God's covenant promise stretch and shock our human limited capacities.
If you were to name the essential elements of God's rainbow promise, what would you say? How is it possible for God to call out a special people, yet be in covenant relationship with all creation? Is the rainbow as much a reminder to God as it is to human beings? Just as human covenants need to be renewed and reaffirmed over and over again, is this true also for God's covenant with creation? When you look at the created earth, and all the creatures on it, what are the tangible and visible signs of God's covenant that need to be remembered and celebrated within faith communities?