pointers, both

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Sunrise, after a night’s deep darkness. Sunset, after a day’s scorching heat. Sunrise and sunset: relief bringers, both. Heralds of mercy, both. Pointers, both. Given to remind us that darkness lasts not forever. That sorrow lingers only a while. That joy, even as the daily sunrise and sunset, will arrive. It will.

The joy of all being made right — of sorrow flown, as the darkness at sunrise; of sighing relieved, as the heat at sunset.

Pointers — toward the everlasting joy to come.

“And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.”

(Isaiah 35:10 & Isaiah 51:11)

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About Jill

I'm a wife, mom to three beautiful children, and work as children's ministry director at Redeemer PCA in Athens, GA, a place our family treasures as our church home. It's been thirty years since the Lord saved me, and to this day I'm astounded at His steadfast love shed upon unfaithful me. My hope would be that I might speak and write in ways God would use to soften hearts toward Him, that we would together be enamored by the glorious beauty of Jesus and awakened to His love unimagined. Thanks so much for reading!
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