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This is the Feast of Christ the King
The word for the week is: "Equality"

Today in the Gospel of Matthew Jesus reminds us
that in God's eyes evryone is equal.
There is no rich or poor, have or have-nots,
all are welcome in God's Kingdom.



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Thought of the Week

The Warmth Of The Sun

Read: Psalm 6

 

 

I am weary with my groaning; all night I make my bed swim;
I drench my couch with my tears. —Psalm 6:6

 

 

On a November day in 1963, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson and Mike Love wrote a song quite unlike the band’s typically upbeat tunes. It was a mournful song about love that’s been lost. Mike said later, “As hard as that kind of loss is, the one good that comes from it is having had the experience of being in love in the first place.” They titled it “The Warmth of the Sun.”

Sorrow serving as a catalyst for songwriting is nothing new. Some of David’s most moving psalms were penned in times of deep personal loss, including Psalm 6. Though we aren’t told the events that prompted its writing, the lyrics are filled with grief, “I am weary with my groaning; all night I make my bed swim, I drench my couch with my tears. My eye wastes away because of grief” (vv.6-7).

But that’s not where the song ends. David knew pain and loss, but he also knew God’s comfort. And so he wrote, “The Lord has heard my supplication; the Lord will receive my prayer” (v.9).

In his grief, David not only found a song, he also found reason to trust God, whose faithfulness bridges all of life’s hard seasons. In the warmth of His presence, our sorrows gain a hopeful perspective.

Heavenly Father, life can be so wonderful, but also
so hard. Help us to seek You in the good times as
well as the bad. Help us to always be mindful thaty ou are our
sure hope in a world that doesn’t always seem to care.

A song of sadness can turn our hearts to the
God whose joy for us is forever.

 

Taken from Our Daily Bread

 



Something to make you think:

Have You Ever Seen An Angel?
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Do you believe that angels exist?
Have you ever seen an angel?
Has an angel ever touched you?

Instead of waiting for an angel to show up,
why not just be an angel

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