CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

April 1, 2009

Who will take our church from us? Lent Devotion #30

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

WHO WILL TAKE OUR CHURCH FROM US?

Lent Devotion #30

SCRIPTURE: Lamentations 1:1    How solitary and lonely sits the city (Jerusalem) that was full of people! How like a widow has she become ! She who was great among that nations and princess among the provinces has become a tributary—-in bond service! (Amp)
DEVOTION:  Five months after we moved to Connellsville, Pennsylvania, the sanctuary of our massive, stone and steel church burned. Signs forbidding entry were immediately posted on the double red doors at the top of the cement steps. Yellow police tape was tied across the bottom of the steps. The church that was great in our nation and truly was a princess in the province (city) looked solitary and lonely, like a tributary waiting for its new assignment in bond service.
     The scene reminded me of the war-closed synagogues in Europe, many of which are now

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