Each Monday during this season of remote living and learning, the Chapel Office is sharing a devotional written by a member of the Gordon community. When it Hurts to Hope By Jessica Vandervort ’20 I wonder what it was… Read More
“As we all process the state of the world, may we too do it in the context of faith, trust and hope in God. We can grieve the losses caused by this pandemic and we can struggle to rebuild a routine and find a new normal, but let’s do this still saying, ‘[the LORD] is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust’ (Psalm 91:2).”
Right now, we are God’s people whose despair can find glimpses of hope when our imaginations break out into trust-filled declarations that God will be faithful even when we don’t yet know what that looks like.
Here is what we cling to: In the midst of it all, God is present. God still goes before us. When we look at a map of the world, every single place is known by God and present to God. God is present.
This installment is part of a regular devotional series, “Deepening the Faith,” written by Gordon faculty and staff for the enrichment of the wider College community.