The Good Life

Having moved here to Warren in February 2020, last year’s Marshall County Fair was the first that the Sarenpa family experienced.  What fun!  It started with a parade and a bag full of candy, and proceeded to four days of freedom, friends, food, games, music, and rides, rides, and MORE RIDES! Life was good, and the kids were living the good life!  They wished those days would never end.


Perhaps you’ve seen, or even have one of those t-shirts that says, Life is Good.  And perhaps you’ve never thought about it from God’s perspective.  The Bible tells us that God when created everything, including all different kinds of life, he declared that it was Good – and human life, which God created in his very own image, was Very Good.  While Heaven is the eternal hope of all Christians, that doesn’t mean life on earth is bad.  Heaven is simply described as “far better.” But still, here on earth, life is good. 


So how do we live the good life?  What is that, really? Is it summers at the lake and winters in Phoenix or Florida?  Well, God tells us that we can have it, no matter where we are, no matter what season we’re in.  In the book of Psalms in the Bible, it says:


“Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”


In other words living the good life means doing good – because life is good!


Enjoy your time at the Marshall County Fair, and please come to the Worship Service in the Grandstand! It begins at 9:30.  See you then!


-Pastor Ryan Sarenpa, Warren Covenant Church

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