“All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you. 1 Peter 1:24-25
Peter quotes Isaiah 40:6b,7a,8, and it almost seems that this is a grim statement about the shortness of life that leads to death. But in context, he has just finished instructing the church to lead a life of holiness and love through the blood of the unblemished Lamb of God, Jesus. Yes, the body is perishable, but the promises that come through the imperishable and eternal Word carries profound Good News because they never perish!
So sisters and brothers, with this good news delivered to us today through God’s eternal Word, let’s go out into the big beautiful blue third rock from the Sun with him, to create “Love-Mischief”