RCL Daily Devotion for Thursday, December 13, 2018
RCL Daily Devotions written by Daniel D. Maurer from RCL Worship Resources (see more).
Amos the prophet spoke out against those in Israel who sat in luxury while others lived in squalor. The exile of Israel served as a reminder that a relationship with God requires obedience and a listening heart. What’s more, the Messiah would bring humanity into a new sort of relationship—one of grace.
It’s easy to forget the suffering the rest of the world goes through, especially when we live in relative comfort in the “First World.”
It’s amazing to me—stunning, really—that over 1/2 the world’s population lives on less than three dollars per day. Why is that? More importantly, how is it that we can become more equitable, not just in our family or our community or country, but for the world?
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