Jeremiah 38:4-6,8-10; Psalm 40:2-4,18; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53
On the fireplace mantle of a beautiful stone mansion, the following words are inscribed:
IF YOUR HEART IS COLD
MY FIRE CAN NOT WARM IT
How true! Fireplaces cannot warm our hearts, nor can a fast car or a fancy meal — a day at the beach or a year in Provence – a dream house, dream job – not even the freedom to dream the day away. Only the fire of the Living God — the fire of God’s Love can truly warm our hearts.
Elie Wiesel, a great humanitarian and distinguished author, makes a powerful statement on human growth in his book, “Souls on Fire.” In it, he suggests that when we die and go to meet our…
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