“You always have the poor with you, and whenever you want, you can do good for them. But you will not always have me.” Those words are for you and me. Do we know how to live up to them?
Palm Sunday remembers Jesus riding into Jerusalem to the praise of his followers. But the crowd was left wondering, “Who is this?” The crowd around us continues to ask the same question.
The cry of the rooster at Peter’s denial of Jesus is a siren ringing reminder of the sound of all our failure. But failure isn’t the end.
“We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain.” Hebrews 6:19
When Hannah had a big need that broke her heart, she didn’t pray a little pray. She called on God to bring the big guns.