Twelve Scriptures Project
Texts #11, 12: Psalm 121, Romans 8:35-39
We have arrived at the end of the rainbow.
For the last ten weeks we have been pondering these twelves scriptures as foundational/ centering passages for our understanding of God and what it means to live a life of faith. Next Sunday the front will look very different as the sanctuary is prepared for the wedding of Rosa W. Even though we will be moving beyond these scriptures to focus on other things, I hope they will have a lingering presence with us in some way. Yesterday the church commissions had a retreat and had these scriptures in front of us while talking about the kind of future we want to live into as a congregation. And I wonder if there are other ways we can keep coming back to these passages, or to keep remembering the kind of foundation we have together. Remembering back to my few years of construction experience with Habitat for Humanity, having the foundation in place meant it was time for the rewarding work to really start, with lots of collaboration to help something take shape.
Psalm 121 begins this way:...