Cristian Istrate (Romania)
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[Jesus] began by saying to [those in the synagogue], “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” - Luke 4:21 (NIV)
Israel awaited a messiah that they knew would one day come to liberate them. Jesus shocks the people in the synagogue saying, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” In other words, Today is the day of your liberation. Jesus’ words are still true today; his task as Messiah...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.