In the book of Romans [10:15] feet are described as ‘beautiful’. Of course, the focus there is not on the natural feet but rather on the message brought by them. Today we are constantly bombarded with many messages through media outlets and other platforms. During recent months the news has been dominated with the coronavirus outbreak which has had devastating effects across our world. But when we consider the Gospel, this good news is not just good news, it is great news. The force of the Greek word for Gospel, when translated, means that this news is ‘almost too good to be true’. In our world when something seems too good to be true, it usually is. But not so with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This news is true and incredible.
In recent editorials we have looked at Nehemiah as an informed, compassionate, and prayerful man. Now we find him as a man on a mission - a man moving for God! The information that was in Nehemiah’s head moved to his heart of compassion, then to his praying knees and then to his active feet. He is now in Jerusalem, the place where God wanted him to serve.