Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Some Good News?

A snapshot of a sand sculpture of US president-elect Barack Obama by Sudarsan Patnaik on an Indian beach in Puri [courtesy AFP Photo] caught my attention yesterday. It reminded me that...

1. Words still matter. We may live in an MTV world full of graphics and image, but what we say still matters. And people around the world are still listening. This is good news for the church proclaiming the Gospel through the foolishness of preaching [1 Corinthians 1:21].

2. Hope trumps karma. The outcome of Tuesday's elections may have brought you great joy and hope for a new future. Or it may have brought you a sense of fear and trepidation. Or maybe you never cared either way and still don't. Whatever your response, God is still the one who gives us our endurance and our encouragement [Romans 15:4-6]. Hope trumps karma. This is good news for the world.

1 comment:

Mar said...

Thank you my friend for reminding us that 'Hope trumps karma'! Your words today came handy for my message this coming Sabbath and with you permission I will make reference of your text today. Blessings, Mar

P.s.: While I write to you I am listening from your blog 'When a Man Loves a Woman' - That was our (Cisa and I) music when we were dating. Thank you for the flash back! :-)