To what should I compare the kingdom of God? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until it was all leavened.
Yet even now, says the Lord, return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.
A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master.
When Jesus heard this, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physicians, but those who are sick: I have come to call not the righteous but the sinners.”
So David triumphed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone; without a sword in his hand he struck down the Philistine and killed him.
1 Samuel 17:50
He sat down, called the twelve, and said the them, “Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.”
Word and Image
offers two parts of my morning ritual, scripture and visual art. I make no
attempt to related the two (as I do in my daily quote and blog entries) and
yet, sometimes that will happen, for as we know God works in mysterious ways.