The Jewish community does this the day after Tisha B’Av every year—they move on. They do not stay focused on tragedies. They spend Tisha B’Av recognizing the horrific events of the past, reflecting on the significance, and then wake-up the next morning to a new day.
While world leaders have pondered approaches and formulas for making nations great, Solomon—who was known for his God-given wisdom—articulated the essence of national greatness in just four words.
With this year marking Canada’s sesquicentennial, why not pray for elected officials as you gather with family and friends? The freedoms we enjoy should never be taken for granted.
Use Father’s Day to remind yourself of all the good times spent with your father. And then, honor your father today by expressing love and gratitude to him for the investment he has made in your life!
As you celebrate Pentecost Sunday, take a moment to consider what the indwelling ministry of the Holy Spirit means to you, to the success of your local church and your responsibility to impact the world.
Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath; then you shall offer a new grain offering to the LORD. You shall bring from your dwellings two wave loaves of two-tenths of an ephah. They shall be of fine flour; they shall be baked with leaven. They are the firstfruits to the LORD.
“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.”