Joy Worth the Risk – Psalm 126

Posted by on December 11, 2011 under Front Page Posts, Sermons

It is good and right that we should take the time to celebrate the commitment of our new campus minister, Travis Campbell, and our commitment to him as a fellow servant.  It is good and right because when we do such things, we speak of ideas that are too often not spoken: joy, hope, promise, courage, sacrifice, commitment.

It is good and right for us to focus these grand notions on something tangible.  So that we can say with the Psalm – “The The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.”

It is good and right for us to name anything that the Lord has done.  It is good and right to admit to the hardships and sacrifices that paved the way to our joy.  It is good right to stir up our spirits and embolden one another, because our enemy is threatened when we develop the sort of passion to do God’s work despite the cost.

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