Yesterday I, like I suspect many of you, watched a momentous time in history with the inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the USA. As I watched, for me personally there was a converging of politics and spirituality that was undeniably the gospel being proclaimed and prophetic voices speaking truth. I found myself feeling a profound sense of God’s grace and mercy as the pages of history were being turned and a new age was dawning. I couldn’t help but notice during President Biden’s inaugural address that there was a moment when the sun was shining directly on him. I thought God is smiling!!
From the opening moments of the invocation prayer … to the singing of “Amazing Grace” … to the closing benediction there were scriptural references, theological statements, prophetic witness and a call to live together with love and respect for all people in a true spirit of unity. And in the middle of his first presidential address, in his first act as President, Joe Biden called the country to prayer, to a moment of silence to remember all those who have died from Covid 19 and their families. To me that spoke of the faithfulness that had nothing to do with politics and everything to do with the Spirit of God and the need for collective prayer. Read More.
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