December 29, 2020
In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. 3Then God said…..
Genesis 1: 1-3a
God speaks and creation happens. God’s word is not a book, or a sermon, God’s word is a verb acting and influencing our lives. The Evangelical Church in America (ELCA) seeks to capture this in its mission motto: “God’s Work Our Hands”. What our hands are doing is putting God’s word into action.
Mindy Ehrke ’85 M. Div., Gid Pause, Luther Seminary, 12/29/20