April 22, 2020
FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:
THERE IS JOY IN MOURNING
Good Wednesday morning to all! I was deeply impressed early this morning to share this message, in a time when numberless people are, and yet will be mourning because of the unfair way they have and will be losing loved ones and friends directly or indirectly caused by this lethal coronavirus pandemic.
In His sermon on the mount, Jesus pronounced this second blessing upon the multitudes, which included His disciples-in-training: “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” Matt. 5:4,KJV (See also Isa.61:1-3). Lest we miss the deeper, more meaningful and longer-lasting import of this message after the mourning for death dissipates in time, let’s hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches in the following: