A voice cries out: ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. Then the glory of... Read More →
Lord, you give us the unwavering call to do justice. You tell us to defend the cause of the fatherless and the widow. To love the foreigner residing among us. To provide for the hungry, thirsty, and naked. To love our enemy.
But Lord, it is overwhelming. Do you not know that we are only human?
May your Spirit fill us with hope. Remind us that we are good enough for you, so that in all things, we will follow your will, and take up the call to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with you.
—Erica VanEssendelft, Office of Social Justice, Christian Reformed Church ... See MoreSee Less