Becoming Something Better Than “Great”

Not too long ago I saw a movie trailer for a remake of an old classic. A friend who watched the same trailer said it looked to her like the new film was nearly a carbon copy of the original, which she was “totally okay with.” I agreed with my her and waited with eager anticipation for the movie’s release. Later, I realized how accurate my friend’s statement truly was—not just about that movie, but about life.

The Hope of Nations

In the beginning, God had a plan. He created the world, and fashioned Woman and Man. He walked in the Garden and communed with them there, Giving them joy, perfect peace and love for them to share. But sin marred the beauty and forged a breach That separated God from within man’s reach. Cursed was the…