Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and spirit.
What is the immeasurable greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his great power.
Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.
Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance come from your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge and by him actions are weighed.
1 Samuel 2:3
So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, “For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved.
The Lord went in front of them in a pillar of cloud by day, to lead them along the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, so that they might travel by day and by night.
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.