We all face those times in our lives when we wonder if God is really there or if God even cares. The writer of Psalm 22 expresses those same sentiments, and yet, in the words we find also find a promise.
A life in Christ is not a gift that we receive to keep all for ourselves. It can only be fully embraced when it is fully given away. Jesus reminds us that we have been appointed to go and bear fruit–to go into the world and share the same love that we have received from…
The letter of 1 John in the New Testament offers the most profound and moving understanding of God’s deep love for us and how we are called to love others in response.
But love is an act of courage and faith.