He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in this light.
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he placed his right hand on me saying, “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last and the living one….”
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in the one hope of your calling, – one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of us all, who is above all and through all and in all.
Jesus said to him, “If you are able!—All things can be done for the one who believes.” Immediately the father of the child cried out, “I believe: help my unbelief.”
I will extol you, O Lord, for you have drawn me up, and did not let my foes rejoice over me.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.
And now, O Lord God, as for your word that you have spoke concerning your servant and concerning this house, confirm it forever; do as you have promised.
2 Samuel 7:25
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.