For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life?
Be to me a rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.
Therefore, rid yourself of all sordidness and rank growth of wickedness, and welcome with meekness the implanted word that has the power to save your souls.
…let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the Lord that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, hears my words, and acts on them. That one is like a man building a house, who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock.
I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ.
On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightening, as well as a thick cloud on the mountain, and a blast of a trumpet, so loud that all the people who were on the camp trembled.
In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.
You shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, who has dealt wondrously with you.
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.