Bringing the Text to Life
Life-changing discoveries and inventions are not limited to science and technology. Some occur in the world of faith.
AT A GLANCE:
On Friday, April 12, a movie called Breakthrough will be released nationwide. In it, a 14-year-old named John Smith falls through an icy Missouri lake on a cold winter morning — a tragic and life-threatening and quite literal breakthrough! The film is the story of his amazing rescue and recovery. It recalls the words of today’s text: “I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?” (v. 19).
For material based on today’s epistle text, see “Gum Control Legislation,” March 25, 2007.
Every once in a while, human beings experience a breakthrough. We discover or invent something that moves us quickly from one era to another.
Penicillin gave us a way to treat a number of previously deadly diseases. The steam engine provided a way to...