You who I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, “You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off.”
But as for me, it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, to tell of all your works.
Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
So then, let us not fall asleep as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober.
1 Thessalonians 5.6
So do not worry about tomorrow, for it will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
And all ate and were filled; and they took up twelve baskets of broken pieces and of the fish.
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.