Scripture: Revelation 7:9-17; Delivered: April 21, 2013; Fourth Sunday of Easter
This was one of those weeks that felt like the bad news would never come to an end.
The horror began this past Monday when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Acts of terrorism are always difficult to process—An enemy bent on killing is frightening enough, but when they hide in the shadows, attack from behind while we are looking away and then disappear into the shadows again we feel paralyzed by it…
But we were not the only people to suffer through acts of terrorism on Monday—In Iraq, just before a day of voting was set to begin, bombs ripped throughout different sites all around the nation, killing at least 55.
Then came an earthquake Tuesday rattling both sides of the Iran and Pakistan border, killing 80 and leaving countless homeless.
And of course, the terrorism was continuing as news broke that letters were discovered in Washington, DC that contained the…
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