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So a new year begins. It feels unnerving, not least with Brexit, the economy, the changing shifts of power. The feeling Democracy is under attack, the rise of anti-semitism. But throughout all the conflict and angst, God is with us.
Psalm 77 sees the writer in the depths of despair, he calls out to God and remembers what God has done in the past and has faith in the future. Faith is a hope, and some forms of faith rely on past experience and in trust, and so in 2019, we trust that God will be there during the tough times ahead