Let no evil thought come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, as there is need, so that your words may give grace to those who hear.
I know that my redeemer lives, and in the end God will take his stand upon the earth. After this body has decayed, these eyes will look upon the Lord, and I will see God close to me—not someone else, but God! My heart trembles at the thought!
I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence.
For in my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
From there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him if you search after him with all your heart and soul.
For you need patience, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
When he saw Jesus, he bowed with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you choose, you can me me clean.” Then Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, “I do choose. Be made clear.” Immediately the leprosy left him.
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.