“Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure — pressed down, shaken together, and running over — will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” Luke 6:38
This one word frames the whole of Jesus’ life. The One who had it all GAVE His all that we would follow His example.
Why did Christ GIVE Himself so radically and extravagantly? Each context below says because Christ LOVED us!Read More »Give and it will be given to you
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life; And I will dwell in the house of the Lord to the end of my days. (Ps 22 LXX/23 Mes)
A few observations struck me this morning as I lay reciting this beautiful passage of Promise…
Christ is our Provision
The overarching theme is this: the Lord has given us ALL things, therefore we should not be lacking. In Christ, we have EVERYTHING needful for life and godliness.Read More »The Lord is my Shepherd