Luke 17:11-19 – In the bleakest of times, mercy abounds. When we can’t see our way ahead, grace appears. We respond in gratitude. And gratitude wakes us up to God’s saving wholeness, which is being held out for us always.

Our Peace and God’s Reign

2 Kings 5:1-14 – Antagonist and Agressor Naaman the Syrian asks for healing from the people his army is oppressing, the Israelites. Is it another demand from the raiding army? Or is God up to something here? Prophet Elisha invites Naaman to see into this world as God sees it: Salvation, healing, and mercy from God are for all people …