March 20, 2017

Show Me Again

By: Nathan Mazzuca [Dupont, WA]

I killed it! I killed the engine over and over and over again.

My parents believed that teaching me to drive meant putting me behind the wheel of a Ford Tempo with a stick shift that didn’t work well. I guess they figured that if I could drive this car, then driving would be easy! I remember asking my step-dad over and over to “show me again” because I just didn’t get it.


He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
and to walk humbly with your God.
Micah 6:8 (NIV)

Have you felt the same way about your relationship with God? What am I supposed to do? Show me again, God! Today, stop and remember that God has already shown us. Our relationship with God isn’t quite as complicated as that stick shift.

Micah 6:8 tells us to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with God. Or we can keep it simple, like a new automatic shift: God wants us to do the right thing, to love other people and be concerned with their well-being, and to stay close to God. See—easier than a stick shift!

REFLECT ON MICAH 6:8: In what ways can you do what God requires? What practices help you to do justice? to love mercy? to walk humbly with God?



Run The Race

Like training for the half marathon, take your faith one step, one day at a time. You’ve started. You’re going to get stronger, and you will have lots of companions to help you along the way. Keep running!


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