A Rainbow to Remember

The Rainbow! Who has not been fascinated at the site of a rainbow in the sky? We look for them on cloudy days, especially after a good rain. I remember seeing a most magnificent double rainbow while Tracie and I were driving on the mainland Highway 17, just as we were coming off the Sidney Lanier Bridge. God had stretched a reflection of His glory across the marsh and the inter-coastal waters in the Golden Isles of Georgia. It seemed to connect the two great barrier islands of St. Simons and Jekyll. What a sight to behold! In science class you will learn that a rainbow is a reflection of the visible spectrum of light. Give kids a prism to shine light through, and they can play a long time making rainbows in the air and on the walls. But, do you know from where the rainbow comes? In Genesis 9:13, God says, I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.”

What do you think? Could God be calling you to watch this sermon that bears witness to Divine love for all the earth?

Published by Dean C. Read

I am a follower of Jesus Christ who seeks to make Him known to those who do not yet know Him, and to make Him better known to those who do. Thus, God has led me throughout my life of now over 6 decades. I have been married to and in love with the same woman for over 38 years and we have children and grandchildren whom I also love. That does not mean my family has not been through trials. We human beings certainly know how to test and even hurt those we love. But, God Himself also knows the challenges, the trials and even the fickleness of human love. Yet, Jesus has demonstrated that God's love is sure and secure, faithful to the very end. So, yes, I love because God is love. And, I seek to make the love of God known as it should be. I am a pastor, a preacher and a teacher of God's word, the Bible. Before I became a preacher, I was a public school teacher, and before that I worked at various jobs including, painting, construction, ambulance EMT, parts assembler, and even a paperboy back in the day. In school I played trumpet in the band, was a track and cross country runner, enjoyed most subjects including History, English and Science, and yet, after graduating from high school, I struggled to find my path. Perhaps you can identify? I did not graduate with my Bachelor's degree until I was 26 years old. And yet, from an early age I knew that God was a God of love, and that He had a plan for me, if I would just be open to His leading. God has brought me through many trials, and has always been there to pick me up when I had fallen or been discouraged. And now, I hope to write in such a way to attract others to this God of love. By the way, I also enjoy camping, reading and outdoor activities, especially strolls on the beach, or hiking a mountain trail. My favorite places on earth are Sequoia National Park because of the Giant Sequoia trees, Yosemite National Park, and the jewel of Georgia known as Jekyll Island. I could tell you more; but hopefully, as you read my posts you will learn more about the God whom I love.

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