A sermon by Rev. Rebecca White Newgren at Second Congregational UCC / First Presbyterian PCUSA Church of Rockford, Illinois

“The Day of the Lord is coming. It will not only highlight your righteousness; the Lord will refine you as silver and gold are refined in a fire… to clean us, to purify us, to make us whole… This refining process is a gift.” – Rev. Rebecca White Newgren

Old Testament Reading: Malachi 3:1-16 (NRSV)