Baptism · Beauty · Grace · Strength · Wonderful

baptism…

Baptism… I saw a couple today… Two new Believers… professing faith… washed clean… Splendor and majesty¬†are before him; strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. Psalm 96:6 ESV His strength… His beauty… proclaimed in each baptism… The strength to hang on the cross… for the sake of love alone… brutal… The beauty of His grace……… Continue reading baptism…

Boasting · Strength · Weakness

boasting in my weakness…

If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. 2Corinthians 11:30 ESV Too tired to clean the kitchen… but He’s not… Too muddle-minded to understand… but He’s not… Too brain-dead to remember… but He’s not… Too self-centered to see others… but He’s not… Too hard-hearted to care… but He’s not……… Continue reading boasting in my weakness…

Enjoy · Presence · Quiet · Strength

enjoying quiet…

Home after a long day… A walk with the dog¬†receiving grace… (still waiting to see if someone else claims him… or wants him…) A cup of green tea… Follow up on requests… All in the quiet of the house… Nothing pressing… Recognizing His presence… Enjoying quiet… “…in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.”…… Continue reading enjoying quiet…

Grace · Power · Rest in Him · Strength · Weakness

rest in Him… 2 Corinthians 12:9…

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you,for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore,I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses,so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.2 Corinthians 12:9 ESVWeak… tired… unable to finish…that’s how I’m feeling today…His Word to me says…I can rest in…… Continue reading rest in Him… 2 Corinthians 12:9…

Error · Philippians · Strength · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 145… and our most common error…

Philippians… another of Paul’s letters to the church… packed with instruction… insights… warnings… we would do well to return to it over… and… over… in order to prevent error…In this short letter… I believe Paul points out our most common error… when it comes to living the Christian life… trusting in our own natural strengths…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 145… and our most common error…