Fifth Month 26

As Light Is Sown

I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what remains. – Revelation 3:1-2

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John, the prophet of Revelation, saw the impact of the fall of Jerusalem and the terror of Rome. Many commentators assert that the age of prophecy was completed once Christ had come in the flesh. But how can any who believe that Christ is coming again think prophecy has ceased? Because the Holy Spirit is among us, our Lord speaks to us and guides us. We can feel this divine gift continue until all the prophecies of Scripture are fulfilled.

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One urging: return to the field, reshaping what’s already sprouting, as well as starting anew.

Another urging: move forward, quickly, on other fronts.

As a writer, for the first time in my life, I truly doubted my abilities.

That is, one…

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