So says the Lord; we are blessed by His caring. Revelation is a wonderful recitation to study over and over. There is always something new that tweaks my attention and gets me closer to God. The Lord commanded these five words for you and for me. This is a recognition of life evermore, eternal. True Life is God. And we are always with Him and He with us.
God through Jesus is the light of our world; this cannot be disputed. All goodness comes from God, bringing us a life of pure light and comfort. We walk this glory path with the knowledge that God is the only life given to us, with Grace, no strings attached. God only askes that we give rebirth to the ancient Hebrew custom of welcoming the stranger in our midst. Jesus says this when asking that we love our neighbors.
We come together as the body of Christ when we hold each other in love, not derision. Each breath we take as a loving community brings us closer to a productive and serene life of love and caring, just as God wishes for us, just as He offered in the Garden. God’s plan is for the gifts that we are lovingly given be shared. We cannot have all the talents; we rely on others for what we cannot do. We are stronger together!
We seek God when we attend our worship services forgetting that God’s face is on each person we meet in life. His strength is shared by us when we love together. For when we live and love together, God makes all things new.
©Russell Kendall Carter