Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Divine Conversations #4

Lord God, may a “holy discontent” burn deep within the hearts of your children as we are confronted with poverty and injustice in this broken world.  Let us no longer look upon the pain and suffering of our brothers and sisters with a passive indifference.  Let us no longer accept a future for your children that is less than your redemptive plan for all of humankind.  May this “holy discontent” lead to a call to action within the Body of Christ to incarnate your transforming power, as we “offer ourselves as living sacrifices”.  May the presence of your church be a living representation of the Kingdom of Heaven here on earth, shining light in the darkest places bringing…

“Good news to the poor, freedom for the prisoners, recovery of sight for the blind, release for the oppressed, proclaiming the year of the Lord’s favour.”  (Luke 4:18-19)

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