Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Proclaiming faith

As I travelled by train through some beautiful Scottish countryside this morning, I was struck by how many church towers and spires dotted the horizon. Even the smallest hamlets boasted an impressive edifice. Some of these buildings may, of course, no longer be in use as churches but their presence spoke to me of witness and of heritage.
In our midweek service tonight, we read of Martha's confession, before Jesus raised her brother Lazarus from the dead: You are the Messiah, Son of God. 
Each of us has the potential to stand as a living, breathing testament to faith in the God of life.
By fulfilling this potential, not only our countryside but our towns and cities too will be infused with signs of the presence of God.

1 comment:

Dot said...

Thinking about the old church buildings no longer in use but still looking majestic, made me wonder how many once professing Christians, were now like those old relics of buildings~looking much the same but no longer alive in Christ Jesus?
Yet, with a bit of love and nurturing, and through the power of the Spirit these people could have life, and faith anew ~ just like Lazarus!
I am sure that we all know some people that could do with some encouragement?

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