Eagerly anticipating the National Day of Prayer, I awakened to a fan of hot, dry air pouring through my bedroom window. Stretching my memory far back, I searched for another wind so powerfully gusty. The thermometer soon reached 95 degrees.
Let’s say your eight year-old child disappeard in a crowded shopping mall right from under your nose, and it is three hours later. Your cell phone rings, and as you lift it to your ear, your heart cries out, “Oh let this be good news.” What kind of news would that good news be?
Palm Sunday a guest pastor at my church gave a message on forgiveness. God sent Christ into humanity in order to forgive us. Just as we have been forgiven, we should forgive others. This is the message of Easter.