My home church is preaching through the book of Revelation right now. This past Sunday the sermons (there were two short ones) were on chapters 4 and 5. After discussing those passages at small group Sunday evening, much of this week I’ve been awed by the immensity and glory of God’s throne: He rules over all, and the scroll of history is opened by the Lion of Judah, the slain Lamb who lives forevermore. This reality behind our day to day lives gives comfort and grace to the people of God.
Because God is ruling from his throne, and because He is good and gracious, please pray for Kip Slawter, a pastor and friend of mine, and pray for his family. The Aquila Report has posted the following article about his recent tragic accident…
On Tuesday, May 25, 2010, William “Kip” Slawter, pastor of Hope PCA in Ballston Spa, N.Y., suffered major trauma in a bicycle accident. At this point paralysis has left him as a quadriplegic. We urgently need prayer for him and Judy and their family… more
Ask God to fully heal Kip: the doctors say he’s got a 15-20% chance for full recovery, but if it pleases God, Kip will recover fully. Ask God to provide strength and comfort to Kip’s family. Thanks for joining with me in prayer for Kip Slawter.