It was because the Lord loved you and kept the oath that he swore to your ancestors, that the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you from the house of slavery....
He said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under the bushel basket or under the bed, and not on the lampstand?”
Make a joyful noise to the Lord all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing.
They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.”
Do not let the slanderer be established in the land: let evil speedily hunt down the violent.
You shall not cheat one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the Lord your God.
You are the salt of the earth; but if salt loses its taste, how can saltiness be restored?
Indeed, the word of God is living and active;…it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves God is born of love, and knows God.
I John 4:7
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.