As spring is about to conclude its’ season and summer is beginning to unfold, we are all looking forward to a season that brings brighter and longer days. It is the time of the year when the beauty of nature is conspicuously smiling before us, when grasses are greener, colourful flowers are blooming, and countless birds are singing. Summer is where signs of life’s vitality is coming again after a period of rest and hibernation in winter. Thus, summer has become the most celebrated season of the year…a season filled with many blessings.
The psalmist reminds us that God is the one who set different seasons, “It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.” (Psalm 74:1). Summer is being characterized by abundance not only of life but also of food (Proverbs 30:25), and we all know that every good and perfect gift is from God (James 1:17).
This is also the time of the year when we should all the more show the vitality of our faith in God. Thus, this summer I would like to challenge each one of us to show forth our love and faith in God in more tangible ways by striving to do the following:
Let's take on this challenge as we enter the bright and beautiful summer season!
- Pastor Andy