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Sabbath, February 27, 2021

Being schooled from boyhood to look on the bright side, I have been thankful during COVID that the Puget Sound weather has been really decent this winter. True, Valentine’s Day weekend was pretty well disemboweled by an earnest snowstorm, but the white stuff melted repentantly soon after.

However, early this week we got an evening’s worth of sleet, which attached itself to car roof, sidewalk, and lawn as a tough crust. This too vanished, but in shady spots it took a couple of days. The photo above shows a green patch of lawn covered with what looks like pebbled glass.

I guess you could think of sin as a sort of deadly frost on the planet, blighting what is good until the sunlight of Jesus’ love is allowed to revive it. We must never forget that sin is real—at its root is selfishness, self-love, self-worship.

Why not take a few minutes to review what the Bible has to say about the problem of sin and what to do about it, at the link below: