Acts 5:27-32,40-41; Psalms 30:2,4-6,11-13; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19
The social activist Julia Ward Howe once asked Senator Charles Sumner to use his influence to intercede for a constituent who desperately needed help. The Senator responded, “Julia, these days I’ve become so busy and involved in so many matters of importance to the nation that I no longer have time to direct my attention to the concerns of individuals.” Julia replied, “Senator, that is quite remarkable! Even God hasn’t reached that stage yet!”
The New Testament writers describe our Covenant with God as one which guarantees each of us access to the Father in and through Christ, His Son. This accessibility is found throughout the Gospels as Jesus readily associates with friend and foe alike on an individual basis.
We see Him going “one-on-one” with others.
We see Him reaching out to make Himself accessible to touch.
We see Him reaching to heal, to comfort, to reassure, to guide.
We see Him raising a young girl back to life by…
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