Hill Day

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Wednesday has the slang title of ‘hump day’. For this extended exercise of telling the Biblical story in five acts Monday to Friday, it is ‘hill day’. The story starts simple in a garden, goes blustery and frightening because of the fall, is stunningly surprising on a hill of death and then resurrected ascension, is expectant but groaning hope and finally we are almost full circle, but now in a garden city shaped by the wisdom of trials and travail. The hill is Golgotha, where the battle of good and …

Comforted by God through Christ’s redemption

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Monday: God and his righteousness is our treasure Tuesday: we mourn about unrighteousness and suffering, but we have hope of comfort. Wednesday: God our father provides our comfort through Christ our redeemer Isaiah 40:1-3 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. (2) Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. (3) A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; make straight in the …