25 September, 2020
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more…And he who sat upon the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” Also he said, “Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Revelation 21:1, 5
Creator God, you are the Alpha and the Omega and the entire creation performs according to your Holy Will and Word, which has shaped the destiny of all. The foundation of the earth and the ethereal realms of heaven are the work of your hands. Your plans are gracious and your purposes holy and embedded with truth and trust.
Lord, your tender mercies surpass your anger and momentary wrath and this you have demonstrated by freely distributing the riches of your grace to all who are in Christ Jesus and who are saved by grace through faith in him. The Bible is a record of your wonderful plan of man’s redemption and the amazing grace that caused you to send your only begotten Son to die on the cross to pay the price for our sin.
With his death, resurrection and ascension, he has reconciled us with you, Father, for all time, unto eternity. With your new Covenant, through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the old order has passed and a new order has been set in motion with the destruction of death and the institution of a new life in your Holy Spirit, established by your Divine Providence.
Lord, you have promised to usher in a divine era of justice and truth. We wait in joyful trepidation for this promised eternal era that no eye has witnessed nor mind conceived of, where the sun and moon will cease to exist, for we will be in the presence of the everlasting Sun of Righteousness, our Lord Jesus, bathed in the pure and glorious light of divinity, with no division between heaven and earth, which will be merged one into the other through Jesus’ intercession. Amen