For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it up again.
Do not repay evil for evil, or abuse for abuse; but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing. For it is this that you might inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 3:9
And now, O lord God, you are God and your words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant.
2 Samuel 7:29
Then Mary said, “Here I am, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her.
…so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
If for this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.
1 Corinthians 15:19
…even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as light to 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.