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
But as for that in the good soil, those are the ones who when they hear the word hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance.
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.