And will God not grant justice to his chosen ones, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them?
When he got up from prayer, he came to the disciples and found them sleeping because of grief, and he said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not come into the time of trial,"
No one after lighting a lamp puts it in the cellar, but on a lampstand so those who enter may see the light.
Then he looked up at his disciples and said:…Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn. Forgive, and you will be forgiven; give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back.
Luke 6: 20; 37-39
Then Jesus said to Simon,”Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people.”When they had brought their boats to shore, they left everything and followed him.
And he woke up and rebuked the wind and the raging waves; they ceased and there was a calm. He said to them, “Where is your faith?”
Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers? He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.”
The Angel of the Lord said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God.
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.