And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.—To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.—Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God.—I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in […]
“In the beginning God created…” Genesis 1:1, NASB “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Loving Father, Creator of this sky that fascinates me, Painter of its splendid blue, You’re matchless. Maker of white clouds puffing around, You’re extraordinary in Your ability to design the beautiful. I’m awed by You. Breather of wind I cannot see… I feel and hear its soft caress, its rushing power. Your Spirit […]
photo credit: Antía 🙂 via photopin (license) “But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18, NASB Something marvelous happens when we gaze at Christ’s excellence: we’re changed.
Photo Credit: Brennan Wickham “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21, NASB Filthy and vile– My sin and yours This is what Jesus became For us. IN HIM We attain God’s standards– We become pure and right. Praise. His. name!
“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing greatness of the power may be of God and not from ourselves.” 2 Cor. 4:7, NASB Almighty God, Loving Father–the One who works wonders, You are Light and Truth … Love. Not only did You create the world by simply speaking, You’ve “shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ” (2 Cor. 5:6). Displaying Your mercy and grace, You considered us with compassion […]
As I’ve been helping promote Juana Mikel’s book, Choosing Him All Over Again: A Story of Romance and Redemption, different women have come to mind. They’re either separated or divorced, and I’ve thought how helpful–how life changing–this marriage resource could be for them. Names sadly keep surfacing because so many marriages suffer brokenness. But lately, an eye-opening thought has superseded these: This book is for me. God has blessed Mark and me with a close relationship. He’s strengthened and grown each of us individually and as a couple. Certainly […]