Don’t get wrapped up in the divisions. Don’t let the despair of this world destroy your joy. In the times of tumultuous uncertainty, in a world where leaders of nations mock each other about the size of their nuclear buttons, we can cling to the peace that Jesus left us and know that He has a purpose for us, and He has gifted us in ways that are beautifully unique to each one of us.
A verse this morning made me pause as I was walking. It was 1 Chronicles 28:20:
And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord.