This week's reflection focuses on Lent and being wise in the choices we make.
Reflection of the week
By Linda Sutton
Posted in Faith
Sceptics use the word “hope” in a way that has nothing to do with faith, and everything to do with doubt. The very tone in of the voice conveys disbelief in a positive outcome. Christian hope is synonymous with faith.
As we light the Advent candles, like the Psalmist, we are also confident that God will rekindle that faith.
Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved. – Psalm 80:3
As Christians, and followers of Christ, we are called to reflect his light in the dark places of our world, and our community.
Jesus, light and hope for the world, rekindle in me the hope of salvation, so that I can offer that hope to those who are in most need of it. In your name, I pray. Amen.
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