November 19, 2013

“He has shown you O man, what is good…”         Micah 6:8
 
Just kind of passing through the Old Testament right now stopping at marked passages and reminding myself why I underlined or highlighted them. We used to sing this song when praise music first began, and I still enjoy the tune and the message. So clear, so concise, so right on!
 
“He has shown you O man, what is good, and what does the Lord require of you?
 
1.            To do justly
2.            To love mercy
3.            To walk humbly with your God.”
 
That’s it! That’s all Micah said God’s people needed to understand the journey of a child of God through life while I wait for the return of Jesus and the promised eternal life! Three things:
 
1.            Do what is right
2.            Do what is kind
3.            And do it all with a right attitude about who God is (and who I am not!)
 
I wonder what would happen if I patterned my life after those three criteria? No I don’t; I think I know. If it’s important to God, it’s clear in His word. It can’t get much clearer than this, so I conclude it must be THAT important to Him.
 
Have a great day in justice, mercy and humility,
Pastor Rich
 
PS Chapel will be ASB Convocation IN THE AMPHITHEATER. Joe Hoffman and Rudy Rodriguez will talk about “Recycling at Union”, we hope to have a Science/Math Building update, and a panel of campus faculty and students will discuss “What the government shut-down means to students.”
 
PPS “At the Core,” a Bible study that meets at 7pm in the Prayer Room in Prescott Hall each Tuesday evening. Join Kyle and friends for this time in God’s word.
 
PPPS “Christ on Demand” is back!! Tuesday evenings @ 8:30 in the Lang Lobby. Join Nic and friends as we focus on Christ’s call to discipleship.
 
PPPPS Tomorrow is the deadline for OCC boxes!
 
PPPPPS  and don’t forget the SM Christmas boxes. They will go out right after Thanksgiving break.
 
Quote for the day: “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” -Saint Augustine

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